ASiT Corporate Sponsors



154 Fareham Road
PO13 0AS

Tel: 01329 224411



Website: www.covidien.com

Covidien, formerly known as Tyco Healthcare, are proud to be associated once again with ASiT in 2007 at their annual conference in Belfast. We have been a key partner to ASiT for many years and look forward, as Platinum Sponsor, to many more years of collaboration. 

At Covidien, we're passionate about making doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other medical professionals as effective as they can be. From Autosuture to Valleylab, from Kendall to Mallinckrodt, our industry-leading brands are known worldwide for uncompromising quality.

Through ongoing collaboration with medical professionals and organizations, we identify clinical needs and translate them into proven products and procedures. Over the years, we've pioneered a number of medical advances including contrast media, pulse oximetry, electrosurgery, surgical stapling and laparoscopic instrumentation.

Offering an extensive product line that spans medical devices, imaging solutions, pharmaceuticals and medical supplies, we serve healthcare needs in hospitals, long-term care and alternate care facilities, doctors’ offices and in the home.


Ethicon Products

P.O. Box 1988

Simpson Parkway

Kirkton Campus


EH54 0AB

Tel: 0800 864060 

Fax: 01344 864122

Ethicon Products



Website: www.ethiconproducts.co.uk


Website: www.jnjgateway.com

ETHICON, a division of JOHNSON & JOHNSON MEDICAL LIMITED, is the worldwide leader in suture products and suture technology and is one of the most recognisable and well-respected brand names in the hospital environment.   The division has a long history of innovation in providing products – including sutures, topical adhesives, surgical meshes and wound drains – that improve lives by advancing the standard of care in tissue repair.


The Medical Protection Society

33 Cavendish Square




Tel: 0845 718 7187

MPS Logo


Website: www.mps.org.uk

E-mail: member.help@mps.org.uk


Professional practice is ever more demanding. The Medical Protection Society can provide protection against complaints and litigation, with access to knowledgeable, sympathetic advice from specialist colleagues who understand your needs.

MPS is a mutual association of professionals: an independent, forward-thinking, support organisation, which is run by doctors for doctors. We are not an insurance company and do not exist to make profits. Indeed the funds are owned by you, the member. We have a worldwide membership in excess of 200,000 and resources to match.

Membership of MPS offers access to a range of medico-legal services, including professional indemnity for adverse awards of costs and damages in medical negligence cases. We can help with advice, assistance and representation in

  • Negligence claims, including indemnity for damages and costs
  • Medical council proceedings
  • Health authority/board and hospital inquiries
  • Disciplinary proceedings for alleged professional misconduct or incompetence
  • Inquests
  • Complaints
  • Criminal matters arising from professional practice

We also offer advice on a wide range of ethical and general queries on legal aspects of professional practice. If necessary, we will engage specialist, experienced lawyers to deal with your case.

MPS is not an insurance company. All the benefits of membership of MPS are discretionary as set out in the Memorandum and Articles of Association


Ansell Healthcare Europe N.V.
Riverside Business Park

Spey House
Boulevard International 55 1070 Brussels

Tel: +32 (0) 2 528 74 83

Fax: +32 (0) 2 528 74 06



Website: http://www.ansell.eu

Ansell Healthcare is a worldwide leader in hand protection for healthcare
practitioners. Our extensive portfolio of powder-free and synthetic examination and
surgical gloves provides appropriate barrier protection for all healthcare
professionals and their patients alike. The key need of allergy prevention
is met with high quality, low-allergen latex gloves as well as latex-free

Ansell Healthcare sponsors AnsellCares, a program guided and supported by a
Scientific Advisory Network which includes leading scientists and
researchers from around the world. Its charter is to create education and
awareness campaigns among healthcare professionals in the identification
and prevention of occupational diseases and infection transmission.

COOK Medical
O'Halloran Road
NationalTechnology Park

Tel:         +353 61 334440 
:        +353 61 334441


Cook Medical


Website: http://www.cookmedical.com/clinical.do
email:       info@cookmedical.com

Cook is the largest privately owned medical device company in the world, based in the USA, Ireland, Denmark and Australia. Cook Surgical features Surgisis, a biomaterial for hernia and anal fistula repair, but also has products for common bile duct exploration, free flap monitoring and the Nathanson Liver Retractors.


Medical Sickness

Colmore Circus


B4 6AR


Tel: 0808 100 1884


Medical Sickness

Website: www.wesleyan.co.uk/asit

Wesleyan Medical Sickness provides specialist holistic financial advice based on an in-depth understanding of the medical profession.

We work closely with clients to develop bespoke, long-term financial plans that meet both personal and professional needs, through each stage of their career and into retirement.

Our Financial Consultants are trained specifically to address the financial needs of hospital doctors and have access to a broad range of products and services, including pensions, investments, mortgages, income protection plus home, travel and car insurance.

To see how we can help you plan for a profitable future, call 0808 100 1884 or visit www.wesleyan.co.uk/asit.



109 Preston Road,






Tel: 01257 234221




Website:  www.isurgicals.com       

E-mail:     info@isurgicals.com        

iSurgicals is a UK-based company dedicated to providing high quality training solutions for surgeons.

iSurgicals has developed the most advanced integrated laparoscopy training simulator, the iSimTM. Its high quality camera and screen gives a sharp real-time image, making it ideal for laparoscopic suturing and other advanced skills. It offers a projection facility for group training, and video clips can be recorded for assessment. We also provide skills tasks and laparoscopic instruments to accompany the simulator. Its compact design makes it truly portable, and it can be placed in a skills lab, operating theatre or office.



Pfizer Limited,
Walton Oaks,
Dorking Road,
Surrey, KT20 7NS


Tel:01304 61 61 61

Pfizer Anti-Infectives


Website: http://www.pfizer.co.uk/

Pfizer Inc, the world's largest research-based pharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, manufactures and markets prescription medicines in 11 therapeutic areas including oncology, cardiovascular, pain, neuroscience and infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS.  Pfizer is also the world's largest animal health company.

Pfizer Inc employs approximately 90,000 colleagues worldwide, all of whom are devoted to working for a healthier world.  Pfizer conducts more biomedical research than any other organisation, and has 12,000 professionals working in six major R&D sites worldwide, including Sandwich in Kent.  Pfizer's annual UK R&D investment is more than £550 million & more than £10 million a week.

In the UK, Pfizer has its European R&D headquarters at Sandwich and its UK business headquarters in Surrey, and is the major supplier of medicines to the NHS.