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Cirrus™2 nebuliser and nebuliser mask kits

Based on the well-established Cirrus nebuliser the Cirrus2 incorporates the following benefits: (read more)

• Low residual volume - reducing drug wastage.
• Graduated drug cup - providing guidance on how much drug is in the nebuliser.
• Quick-release fitting  - enabling the nebuliser to be attached and detached with a quarter turn.

The Cirrus2 adult mask kit incorporates the Intersurgical EcoLite™ aerosol mask. The mask elastic can be fitted either above or below the patient’s ears. In the “below ear” position it eliminates the discomfort and longer-term trauma created by elastic to the top of the patient’s ears.

Visit the product page to view the full range or download the information sheet below.

2018 Photo Calendar - January's winning entry!

Mark Armstrong from Scarborough Hospital takes January's spot on our 2018 photo calendar. Read more...
This image was taken at South Cliff Golf Club, Scarborough. We love the way Mark has captured the mist covering the cliffs, very fitting for the overcast January we are having so far.

It's not too late to request a free copy of our 2018 photo calendar. Alternatively, view the pdf file below.

Soon we will be releasing details of our next photo calendar competition, if you want to be the first to hear about it sign up to our quarterly Breathe Newsletter for UK customers.

The Complete Package

Discover the complete respiratory care solution.

Our aim is to provide you with a flexible and comprehensive choice of patient solutions across airway management, anaesthesia, critical care and oxygen and aerosol therapy.

With over 2000 products on our pages, we understand it can sometimes be tricky to find what you need. That's why we've developed our Complete Package webpage - a bird's eye view of the products we have to offer and the clinical scenarios they can be used in. From here you can dive into our product pages based on specialism or on what you require.

All of our product pages feature detailed product descriptions, supporting information to download, useful videos and an enquiry form.

We hope you find this new feature effective in reviewing our extensive range and navigating through our website.

Merry Christmas from all at Intersurgical

We have pleasure in confirming our opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period 2017/2018.
Wednesday 20th December - Open normal hours - Delivery charge incurred if required by 22nd December.  Standard delivery will be received by 2nd January

Thursday 21st December - Open normal hours - Delivery charge incurred if required by 22nd December.  Standard delivery will be received by 2nd January

Friday 22nd December - Open normal hours - Standard delivery will be received w/e 5th January

Monday 25th December - Closed – Bank Holiday

Tuesday 26th December - Closed – Bank Holiday

Wednesday 27th DecemberClosed

Thursday 28th DecemberClosed

Friday 29th DecemberClosed

Monday 1st January - Closed – Bank Holiday

Tuesday 2nd January - Open - Resume normal business hours 8.30am – 5:00pm

Please note if you have a Standing Order with a scheduled delivery date of the 1st of January this will be delivered by 29th December unless otherwise advised.  If you have any queries relating to this please do not hesitate to contact our Customer Service on 0118 965 6376.

All at Intersurgical thank you for your continued support and we wish you a wonderful holiday season.

Meet the winner of our 2018 photo calendar competition

Congratulations Julie Lehman from County Hospital Stafford…read more.
Julie Lehman’s photo was one of many entrants to our calendar competition and the quality of all those received was truly outstanding. Choosing a winner was no easy task, but her image of a deer in woodland on Cannock Chase caught our eye.

We went to meet Julie in her department at the County Hospital Stafford to present her with the winning prize. This is what Julie had to say:

"I’m lucky to have Cannock Chase so close to where I live and the opportunity to see the wonderful countryside, deer and other wildlife," she said. "Photography is my hobby and my way of relaxing, I love this photo and I’m particularly proud of it."

Julie chose to split the £500 donation prize between two charities: Newlife and University Hospital North Midlands Charity. "I have supported Newlife for the last 18 years and it is very close to my heart. They employ nurses to support families, and researchers improve disabled and terminally ill children in the UK. My matron forwarded me the email regarding the competition, so it was only fair the UHNM Trust benefited from my success."

Well done, Julie, and thank you to everyone who entered.

If you would like a copy of the calendar please email us. Alternatively you can view the pdf version by clicking on the link below.

Patient connections

Intersurgical provide a comprehensive, high quality range of cathether mounts and elbows.
Our patient connections provide a safe, secure and convenient connection between the breathing system and the patient's airway. They are available in three tube formats: Flexible, Superset™ and Smoothbore. 

Flexible catheter mounts are manufactured from Flextube™ and have a unique clip feature to provide an airtight and secure connection.

Superset™ catheter mounts have a concertina design to allow the length and position to be adjusted to allow optimal patient comfort and positioning.

Smoothbore catheter mounts provide improved flow characteristics and reduced volume.

Our range of patient connections include fixed and double swivel elbows and a variety of ports, providing an option for various clinical needs, including luer ports for secure attachment of gas sampling lines, 7.6 mm port and flip top cap for insertion of suction catheters, and a double flip top cap with seal to allow for both brochoscopy and bronchial suction via one port.

For added safety all Intersurgical port caps are fixed to the connectors, to prevent loss or misplacement in use.

For further information visit our catheter mount and elbow pages or contact us directly.

Find out who won our 2018 Photo Calendar Competition!

Throughout the year we ran a competition encouraging our customers to send in photographs of scenery in their local area. We were inundated with beautiful pictures so judging a winner was incredibly tricky.

We’re delighted to announce that the winner is Julie Lehman, who took the image shown above, taken at Cannock Chase, Stafford. Julie has chosen to support two fantastic charities with her prize of £500: Newlife Charity and University Hospital North Midlands Charity.

The 12 winning entries are:

January: Mark Armstrong - Scarborough Hospital
February: Nigel Nenham - Gloucester Royal Hospital
March: (Winner) Julie Lehman - County Hospital, Stafford
April: Nigel Parsons - Liverpool Women's Hospital
May: Mark Weir - Aintree University Hospital
June: Keith Underwood - Scarborough Hospital
July: Nettie Solis - Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disabilities
August: Wendy Barrett - Airedale General Hospital
September: Simon Gee - WMSAR
October: John Loftus - Scarborough Hospital
November: Mark Dawson - Abertawe Bro Morgannwg UHB
December: Lindsey Argent Matthews - Queen's Hospital, Burton-on-Trent

We would like to thank all our participants for sending in their photos and congratulations to our winners!

Click here to request a free copy of our 2018 Photo Calendar, or click on the link below to view the pdf version.

Create your oral care programme

View our choice of toothbrushes, day kits and protocols for ICU patient care.

Ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) is a major cost concern in modern hospitals. A combination of oral care treatments in a proper oral care protocol means care providers can more efficiently prevent oropharyngeal bacterial biofilm build up. This in turn leads to a reduction of VAP and aspiration pneumonias and greatly reduces associated treatment costs.

Our extensive choice of soft-bristle toothbrushes, treatment packs and OroCareTM day kits with mouthwash offers you all the tools needed to create your own oral care programme.

Full descriptions and clinical evidence are available to help make the choice easier. Please contact us to discuss options further.

Visit us on Stands 58 & 59 at AAGBI Winter Scientific Meeting.

Collect your free sample of our new oxygen recovery T-piece with reservoir bag on our stand.

This device delivers supplementary oxygen to post-operative spontaneous breathing patients, in transport and recovery whilst the airway is still in place. We will be demonstrating this product alongside our full range of Anaesthesia and Airway Management products.

The event promises a top-quality educational program allowing anaesthetists to develop their specialty knowledge and network with the wider anaesthesia community.

Intersurgical are delighted to be sponsoring the AAGBI award for Innovation in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain at this years' event. We would like to wish all the entrants the best of luck.

Intersurgical EcoLite™ high concentration mask

The lightest and most comfortable mask available.
The Intersurgical EcoLite™ high concentration mask is made from a soft thermoplastic elastomer that enables a secure yet comfortable face seal.

The chin section of the mask has been extended and two integral seals ensure that the mask fits a wider range of face shapes.

An incurved nose seal is designed to prevent oxygen entering the patient’s eyes, eliminating the need for a separate metal nose clip making the product MRI compatible.  The unique nose seal is designed to equalise the pressure exerted on the nose as the seal conforms to differing nose shapes. These design features combine to provide an improved seal on the patient’s face, which in turn, results in higher oxygen concentrations as less ambient air enters the mask.

The mask retaining elastic can be fitted either above or below the patient’s ears depending on the patient’s face shape. In the “below ear” position it eliminates the discomfort and longer term trauma created by elastic to the top of the patient’s ears.  A choice of “under chin” or “on chin” positions provides a better fit on a wider range of patient face shapes.

Low resistance safety valves allow the patient to breathe room air should the oxygen supply fail or be inadequate to meet peak flow requirements.

The material forming the body of the mask is clear, permitting visualisation of the patient’s nose and lips. It is also rigid enough to maintain the mask’s shape during transportation and use.

To find out more about the range visit the product page or make an enquiry.

Events

London Trauma Conference

The Royal Geographical Society, London
11 December - 14 December 2018

AAGBI Winter Scientific Meeting

QEII Conference Centre, Westminster
09 January - 11 January 2019
Stands 58 & 59

ARTP Conference

Doubletree Hilton, Glasgow
31 January - 01 February 2019
Stand 6
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