PMA Sponsors & Exhibitors
The PMA focuses on the business of General Practice and is delighted to present an exciting array of the very best service providers and suppliers to the primary care sector. We gratefully acknowledge the support and contribution of all sponsors & exhibitors.
To book your place at the PMA Exhibition 2017 REGISTER HERE. Registration for the PMA Exhibition is free of charge. You can also book Work Streams and 1-1 Clinics on Business Transformation, Accounting Practices, HR & Employment, Property Management, Conflict Management, and NHS Pension Reviews.
Gold Sponsors & Exhibitors
Primary Care People
Practice Services UK
Primary Care People prides itself on providing high quality candidates, hand-picked to meet clients’ needs. All of our clients (and candidates) are assigned a designated consultant, who will be on hand 24 hours a day to deal with any issues or questions you may have.
Along with supplying solutions for salaried positions, we also specialise in long term locums. This ensures that our clients have a full quota of high quality staff, as well as providing an exceptional level of continuity of care for their patients.
Ultimately, using Primary Care People is guaranteed to improve your service, particularly patient care. For any staff shortages you may have please contact Primary Care People.
Contact the Primary Care People on: 0203 137 2114
PSUK is the largest dispensing doctor membership organisation in the UK and the largest pharmaceutical supplier to prescribing only practices in England and Wales, working closely with our practice members to enable them to manage and drive dispensary profit. Our extensive knowledge of products, suppliers and new guidance in the marketplace ensures that we offer our members the most up-to-date and innovative solutions, using our purchasing power to optimise procurement and increase profitability in the surgery.
Visit us at stand 10 (Circle Foyer) to discuss any queries or alternatively contact our office team on 01904 558350 or visit the PSUK website at PSUK.co.uk
Avensure are a leading, award winning, outsourced Employment Law, HR and Health and Safety company. We protect businesses and employers across the UK in ensuring their business is compliant with UK law. We ensure businesses have a complete 360 solution through contractual implementation, advice, guidance, training and preventative solutions that gives business’s and employers complete protection within Employment Law and Health and Safety.
Our people are our service, our product, our future and our vision. ‘The Avensure Way’ philosophy; results in; An award-winning service, an award-winning business and an OSCAR winning team, which always ‘goes that extra mile’ for ALL of our clients.
So… our pledge today and always is to keep believing, in our people, our clients’ and their businesses. We never believe in ‘just right’ or okay, we believe in making your lives not just better but the best.
We believe in you.
NHS England leads the NHS in England. We set the priorities and direction of the NHS and encourage and inform national debate to improve health and care.
We want everyone to have greater control of their health and wellbeing, and to be supported to live longer, healthier lives by high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving. Our vision and plans for the future of the NHS are set out in the Five Year Forward View.
In April 2016, we published the General Practice Forward View which commits to an extra £2.4 billion a year to support general practice services by 2020/21. It will improve patient care and access, and invest in new ways of providing primary care.
NHS England shares out funds and holds organisations to account for spending this money effectively for patients and efficiently for the tax payer.
Visit us on on LEVEL 2 (CHOIR CIRCLE FOYER) and LEVEL 3 (CRCLE FOYER) to talk to representatives from access to general practice, digital primary care, Patient Online, General Practice Development Programme and general practice workforce.
Sandison Easson & Co.
Few General Practitioners and Practice Managers enter the medical profession because they are interested in real estate and manage property. The ownership and operational management of a surgery premises can have a significant impact on the way in which a GP practice is run. There are challenges, potential pitfalls, but some real opportunities. It can be essential to take specialist advise to negotiate around these. Whether you are seeking a partnership change, retiring, merging or simply planning for succession, the ‘bricks and mortar ‘shouldn’t be overseen.
GP Surveyors, are a leading firm of chartered surveyors to the primary healthcare sector nationwide, they will be on hand to answer questions and provide meaningful insight.
Sandison Easson & Co. is an independent firm of chartered accountants with over 30 years’ specialist experience of acting exclusively for doctors of medicine. This specialisation gives the firm an exceptional ability to understand the many needs of doctors within the medical profession. Sandison Easson & Co. is one of the largest and leading firms of its kind in the UK and acts for doctors in almost every city and town in England, Scotland and Wales. They act for doctors at all stages of their career across all specialisms and tailor their services to meet individual needs.
Silver Sponsors & Exhibitors
Insight Financial Associates
Jane Gunn, FCIArb, FRSA, FPSA, CEDR accredited and IMI Certified, Intercultural Mediator
Jane Gunn, is a highly sought after mediator, facilitator and speaker. She specializes in collaboration, cross-cultural communication and transforming business relationships and has helped open the eyes, hearts and minds of numerous companies to transform and secure the future of their organisation and the commitment and collaboration of their people.
As a trained mediator and facilitator she brings a diverse mix of skills, experience and insight that enable her to get people and groups with different priorities, incentives and ways of doing things, to work together successfully. She has a powerful message supported by practical tools and techniques that applies to organizations of all sizes across all sectors.
Jane is Chair of the Board of Management of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and is a director and board member of the Civil Mediation Council of England and Wales (CMC). She is a past president of the Professional Speaking Association of the UK and Ireland (PSA UKI). She is also a member of the Advisory Committee to QUADRA in Italy. She has been invited to speak at the United Nations, the White House, the European Commission and the International Energy Agency and has fulfilled a number of other international speaking engagements. She has worked with organisations large and small including Cable & Wireless, The NHS, BAA, Bacardi- Martini, McLaren Racing, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, ACCA and many more.
She is also the author of a popular book on conflict management “How to Beat Bedlam in the Boardroom and Boredom in the Bedroom”.
Jane’s skill is in getting people • Talking about what matters most – both to them and to their organisation • Motivated, energized and committed to what needs to happen next Her approach is both interactive and fun.
E RADAR is the online chamber for electronic business and a professional network for digital champions who promote the opportunities and benefits of the Digital Economy. We help entrepreneurs, business owners and commercial decision makers get competitive and collaborative advantage by sharing thought leadership and best practice.
E RADAR keep you up-to-date with the latest legal, IT security, compliance and e-governance issues, news and views concerned with electronic trading. We are a customer-driven company dedicated to promoting value by developing, maintaining and enhancing working relationships with all stakeholders.
Our philosophy is simple smart
Be the very best at what we do
Customer first, all else will follow
Be professional and polite at all times
Take pride in and value our work
Respect the environment and people around us
At Insight Financial Associates our Financial Advisers / Wealth Managers are committed to building lifetime relationships with our clients to effectively help them build towards a more secure financial future and ultimately financial freedom. At Insight we identify, achieve and help you maintain your desired standard of living for both your today and tomorrow.
Wealth Creation: To empower and help you become more successful and ultimately achieve financial freedom in the years to come.
Insight is a company that values and develops its staff and business partners to be the best that they can be, so that they are proud to work for and be associated with Insight.
To be a respected, admired and influential member of society.
One Company, Seven Locations
For further information go to: http://www.insightifa.com/
Primary care sector - tailored, innovative solutions for the health and care sector
GVA are market leaders in the primary care sector, having earned an excellent reputation by advising clients through the lifecycle of their developments, from business case through to architectural design and delivery.
We understand the intricacies of working in this regulated environment, providing advice on property economics, capital funding, procurement processes and legal frameworks. With a proven track record in ‘managing change’ we are well placed to assist clients in responding to current NHS policy changes
Prescribing Support Services
Prescribing Support Services is one of the leading NHS medicines optimisation services providers in the UK. We work with a number of NHS commissioners and GP practices to provide a range of high quality patient centred clinical services. Established in 2000 we have enjoyed a long history of working with CCGs and practices to implement an evidence based approach to achieving the best outcomes from the investment in medicines.
Bronze Sponsors & Exhibitors
Ardens Healthcare Informatics
Ardens Healthcare Informatics are passionate about using healthcare informatics to improve patient care. Ardens was founded in 2013 and continues to evolve with its ever-changing healthcare environment.
Ardens is a Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS) based upon SystmOne. Ardens gives clinicians immediate and easy access to relevant diagnostic, treatment and referral resources, all based upon the latest evidence based guidelines. Ardens subsequently assists in delivering optimised and up to date patient care in a safe and efficient manner.
Ardens also assists GP Practices, Federations and CCGs to provide standardised care across their organisations and provides reports for accurate service evaluation and planning. This helps maximise both income and savings whilst ensuring best practice and patient safety occurs https://www.ardens.org.uk/ccg-benefits/.
Trusted by over 500 GP practices for 4 million patients.
For further information, see http://www.ardens.org.uk/
Distinctive Medical is one of the NHS’ leading suppliers of medical use bags to both acute and primary care settings. With a range of cold chain, tamper proof, emergency and community use bags, we have everything you need. The Practice Managers Association is a great opportunity to introduce our customers to our new managed kit service for primary care. The service includes our new online portal which offers pre-alerts for expiring items helping ensure you keep up to date with CQC compliance. We can supply fully kitting Resuscitation Kits including, oxygen, defibrillators as well as fully kitted bags. We can also come in and upgrade you existing kit should that be appealing to you.
If you would like to know more don’t hesitate to contact: Email: email@example.com or call 07792595994.
IMH Group is a network of primary care sites across the UK whose aim is to help the NHS to deliver its 5-year plan. We are a clinically led group of over 50 sites, including GP Practices, Walk-In Centres, and Urgent Care Centres. Passionate about helping the NHS meet the needs of patients today and tomorrow, we provide wide-ranging support to enable practices to run smoothly. Our specialist resources and expertise mean that we relieve the burden of practice management, allowing clinical decision making to be made by GPs and enabling them to spend more time caring for their patients. A multi-speciality care provider, IMH is dedicated to making a real difference in the world of primary care within the NHS, today and in the future. https://imhgroup.net/
British Red Cross
David Lancaster Associates
David Lancaster Associates have market-leading experience of health centre pharmacy developments dating back over 18 years with some 300+ examples of projects completed with co-located pharmacies. They are the only UK firm which focusses exclusively on the matter of co-locating pharmacies.
Multi-disciplinary teamworking is more likely to become a reality when the various healthcare team players are co-located in modern primary healthcare facilities. But co-location is easier said than done as there are many regulatory and commercial issues which can conspire to frustrate the opening of a pharmacy in a health centre.
To contact David Lancaster Associates go to: http://www.davidlancaster.org/
Surgery Connect is a phone system, but it is also sophisticated cloud based software designed to address the specific demands of Primary Care.
Designed, installed and maintained by X-on, a UK company with 17 years of experience in contact centre technology, it is set to become the gold standard in the challenging surgery environment.
X-on are providers of secure, flexible and cost effective communications for the Healthcare sector. We have decades of experience designing innovative and reliable hosted telecoms systems where data security is paramount.
X-on services are continually improved to meet customer communication needs, delivering simplicity of operation and integration with desktop systems.
Award Winning Radiology Service Providers
Global Diagnostics provides managed radiology solutions to healthcare partners to meet defined requirements.
• Managed Radiology Solutions
• Any Qualified Provider
• Private Imaging Services
• Meet our Management Team
Global Diagnostics delivers bespoke radiology solutions to meet the needs of public and private healthcare providers. From management of entire radiology department through to the delivery of X-Ray and Ultrasound services within HMP environments across the UK, Global Diagnostics has a long tradition of innovation and high quality delivery of radiology solutions.
To speak to our team about radiology services in your area please call Sue McLeod on 02476 902021
nquiringminds are specialists in AI (artificial intelligence) powered analytics, secure data sharing and sensor technologies.
Our health products are available through GCloud:
CareFlow: helps GPs predict future pressures, identify new workforce strategies and seamlessly recruit for these positions. It helps improve patient care, whilst reducing GP costs.
CareShare: is a fundamental innovation in the provision of at home (domiciliary care). By sharing data between health care, social care, and the local community we can fully integrate the local community in the provision of care, as well as offering novel care commissioning models.
nquiringminds has won multiple industry awards and holds contracts with local governments and health authorities.
GP Locum Connect
Williams Medical Supplies
GP Locum Connect are passionate about providing an high-quality medical recruitment service to surgeries and GPs.
What makes us different? Our unflinching desire to offer a truly customer-friendly solution at a competitive price, coupled with our collective 80+ years of recruitment industry experience.
GP Locum Connect covers the entire UK, and we can operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We want to give YOU control, so you can dictate when you contact us and vice-versa. You can either post or search your own vacancies at a time that’s right for you, or you can get us to do it on your behalf.
As the UK’s leading supplier of medical goods and services, Williams is the number one destination for GP Surgeries, Commissioning Groups, GP Federations and Corporate Healthcare Providers.
Combining exceptional customer service with the market’s lowest prices, Williams provide the widest range of medical equipment, disposables, stationery and pharmaceuticals. In addition, an extensive range of value-added support is also offered, including
• An equipment Test & Calibration service that’s uniquely approved by the major manufacturers
• Equipment repairs
• Peace of mind, extended warranty cover
• Fridge servicing
• CQC advice and support
• Surgery new builds and refurbishments
Pop along to stand 8 today to find out more about Williams and receive
• Details about the latest innovation in medical products and services
• Tailored solutions for your surgery and federation requirements
• Exclusive discounts and offers
• FREE gifts and takeaways
Alternatively, please visit wms.co.uk or call 01685 846666 – the team will be delighted to help!
We offer close to 20 years’ experience in supplying software and services to support the operation of over 5,000 healthcare organisations.
We are your digital partner. Enabling you to provide a better service and improve patient care by embedding efficiency and flexible working throughout your organisation. Through our range of back office solutions and managed services we facilitate effective working practices and streamline processes allowing you to focus more time helping people.
Whether improving the patient experience, providing mobile working solutions or technology integrated with your clinical system, everything we do is backed up with first class support from our 24/7 technical desk.
Media Sponsors & Exhibitors
GPonline is the voice for today’s GP, giving you the latest news updates for the GP market. Register today for free access to exclusive GP daily news and bulletins, education content to support GPs' CPD, careers advice and job vacancies, plus resources and bulletins for GP trainees, locums and other special groups.
Medeconomics is a practice management toolkit from the publishers of GPonline, supporting partners and practice managers in running busy and successful practices. With expert financial guidance, databases of fees and rates, and practical advice on all aspects of practice management, Medeconomics is the essential resource to help you run your practice as effectively and efficiently as possible.