If you are interested in advertising on the ACA website or in the quarterly newsletter contact Fitwise at firstname.lastname@example.org. The ACA offers corporate membership to companies with an interest in continence care and advice.
Corporate Membership Benefits
As a corporate member of the ACA you will be have access to the following benefits:
- Corporate members will be able to place one loose insert per year into any of the 4 editions of the ACA Newsletter, free of charge. The current value of a free insert is £500.00.
- There will be automatic acceptance of all corporate press statements in the ACA Newsletter; though all press statements/photographs may be subject to editing.
- Corporate members with have three weeks priority booking of exhibition stand space at the ACA Annual Conference and Exhibition.
- Corporate members will receive a corporate members plaque, free standing or wall mounted, with a certificate stating that the company is a corporate member, for display at ACA exhibitions and study days.
- A poster will be displayed at the annual conference registration desk thanking all corporate members by name for their continuing support of the Association.
- The ACA annual conference and exhibition handbook will include a page with corporate members’ names and logos, thanking corporate members for their support of the Association.
- Corporate members will continue to receive a copy of the annual ACA Directory of Members.(now available as an electronic directory via the website)
- Corporate members will continue to receive 4 copies per year of the ACA Newsletter.
- Corporate members will be able to attend regional Branch meetings
- Corporate members will be acknowledged on the ACA website and will have a direct link from the ACA website to the company web site.
In introducing these benefits the ACA recognises the contribution of its corporate members by maintaining the corporate membership fee at the current level.
The following companies already enjoy the benefits of ACA's corporate membership:
ABENA is a leading manufacturer and provider of continence care products for all ages. We were the first manufacturer in the world to hold the Nordic Swan Eco-Label for disposable incontinence products and continue to innovate, bringing unique products to market. Our range of products also includes skincare, gloves, bed protection and an attractive range of washable briefs.
We provide a comprehensive and cost-effective range of innovative dressings for the management of acute and chronic wounds
We have recently launched a number of exciting new products including KytoCel: an absorbent, haemostatic gelling fibre dressing composed of natural, biodegradable, chitosan fibres. AndoFlex: a unique range of low profile, cohesive bandages including a Zinc option to soothe the skin: GentilFoam Silicone Foam dressings: BeneHold and BeneHold TASA; a next-generation range of absorbent hydrocolloid dressings and the XLR8 Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Range; which combines cost-effectiveness with genuine therapeutic innovation.
Attends are a leading provider of continence products worldwide to consumers, retail and the NHS. Offering a full range of products for all levels and types of incontinence. The products are designed to provide outstanding leakage protection, skin dryness, odour protection and comfort.
For more than a century, C. R. Bard, Inc. has been at the forefront of developing innovative medical devices that solve the challenges of Healthcare Professionals and patients. We are committed to pursuing technological innovations that offer superior clinical benefits to patients and Healthcare Professionals while helping to reduce overall health care costs. Bardofferachoice of solutions for continence care, with a range of products for use from diagnosis to treatment, all designed to help people manage a variety of continence issues.
B. Braun is one of the world's leading manufacturers of medical devices and pharmaceutical products and services. B. Braun develops high qualityproductsystemsandservicesforusersaroundtheworld. The Actreen Mini and Actreen Hi-Lite range of intermittent catheters offer discreet and easy to use solutions to ISC users to help manage urinary disorders. Our IryPump bowel irrigation system for bowel dysfunction is an easytouseelectricalsystemofferingfreedomatthetouchofabutton. For further information on the products and services offered by B Braun please visit www.bbraun.co.uk or contact Emerald on 0800 526116
At Bullen Healthcare, our mission is to help life go smoothly,byshoulderingsomeoftheburden,sothatourcustomersdon’thaveto. For over 150 years we have been trusted to deliver life-changing stoma, urology and wound care appliances and medication prescriptions. Inspired by our customers and a drive to do the right thing we have developed an innovative home delivery model that goes above and beyond simply box-shifting. Committed to excellence and continual improvement our service is underpinned by methodical, precise and efficient systems that allow us to accurately and speedily respond to our customers’ needs.
Clinicept Healthcare Ltdproduct’s primarily targettwo key areas; Surface disinfection & Care and Patient Care & Hygiene.
All our products have been carefully developed by highly qualified UK scientists and rigorously tested to strict European (EN) standards.
The Patient Care & Hygiene products include Bed Bath Wipes, Rinse free Shampoo Caps, Hand & Face patient wipes, which have been independently assessed and proven gentle, yet effective at cleansing patients’ skin due to the selection of high performing and caring skincare ingredients.
In addition tothiswe also have a range of patient care wipes, which are macerator friendly.
The continence carewipes,are proven effective at preventingonsetofIncontinence associateddermatitis (IAD) and moisture lesions. They leave a barrier protection film on the surface of the skin, to help lock unwanted moisture out, caused by further episodes of incontinence.
Our 2% Chlorhexidine products, are highly effective at skin disinfection and include 2% Chlorhexidinewash cloths, 2% Chlorhexidine wash mitts and a 2% Chlorhexidine rinse free Shampoo cap.
Working closely with the people who use them, Coloplast develops products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs.
ConvaTec Improving the Lives of the People We Touch
ConvaTec is a global medical products and technologies company, with leading market positions in ostomy care, wound therapeutics, continence and critical care, and infusion devices. Products and further information are available via the Amcare Group www.amcaregroup.co.uk Tel: 0800 88 50 50 The Amcare™ Group are dedicated providers of patient support services, and have built a25yearreputationbasedonthedeliveryofthehighestqualityhomecare services.
De Smit Medical Systems Ltd
De SmitMedicalprovideaninnovative range of quality products including our highly successful CubeScan family of bladder scanners,arangeofstimulatorsandbiofeedbacksystemsalongwithaselectionofwomen’shealthrelatedproducts. De Smit Medical is proud of the quality service we offer having achieved ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO22301. Educational training is also high on our agenda, with clinical courses run on pelvic floor dysfunction. We pride ourselves on offering competitively priced products with unparalleled customer service providing technical support to the NHS,privatehealthcareandindividualcustomers.
Ferring Pharmaceuticals - www.ferring.co.uk/en/home
Fittleworth is a trusted and dedicated NHS dispenser for urology products that caters for the individual needs of patients at a local level. Clinical Respect is central to our health provider promise to deliver excellence in patient care and helping achieve best value in prescribing whilst respecting the health care professional decision.
With over 35 years of experience in design, development & manufacture of medical devices, Flexicarehasdevelopedaworldclassreputation. Flexicare distributes to 102 countries through a network of distributors and subsidiaries.
Great Bear is a manufacturer of Urology devices – Leg & Night Drainage Bags, Sheaths and other Accessories.
We have our own DAC – Nightingale Home Delivery Service – which supplies all brands of continence products to customers in the comfort of their own home/care home. This service is supported by a Team of 8 independent Nurse Advisors.
HARTMANN arethesupplierofthecontinenceproductrangeMoliCare®. HARTMANN work closely with customers to improve their services; leading the way in IT systems, education, products and customer service to fully support your service.
For 130 years, H.B. Fuller has been a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives to improve products and lives. In hygiene, we help manufacturers make thinner, softer and drier products. See more at www.hbfuller.com
Hollister Continence Care is committed to making life more rewarding & dignified for the people who use our products & services. Hollister offers a range intermittent catheters & accessories to help improve the quality of people’s lives.
iMEDicareLtd is a dynamic and rapidly growing Medical Device Distributor (established 2004) offering an exciting range of unique and market leading medical products for patient use in the fields of Urology and Continence Management / Treatment throughout the UK and Ireland.Our motto is Pelvic Health Naturally – premised on the abilityof livingtissues to react positively to clinically approved therapeutic measures in a pelvic health context.
MacGregor Healthcare Ltd is focused on providing quality medical products and world class service within bowel and bladder, so that people have a more fulfilled life. We have the largest range of rectal irrigation products to suit all patients’ needs. Each of our Qufora IrriSedo systems (Mini, Cone, Balloon and bed) have been designed with patients in mind. They are innovative medical devices that are trusted and used by healthcare professionals and patients in 15 countries around the world. Qufora products are easy to use and effective, so that your patient or their carer can perform bowel management both easily and quickly
Ontex is a leading international manufacturer of disposable personal hygiene solutions for all generations, due to our focus on quality, innovation and value-for-money, our products are distributed in more than 110 countries and are manufactured across 17 different production sites. Our disposable continence care brands iD and Lille provide solutions for all types and levels of incontinence.Our iDand Lille brands aresupplied tomedical distributors and also to the NHS. We are currently Scotland, Wales and Irelands preferred and sole supplier.
Peak Medical Ltd, based in rural Oxfordshire markets, sells and distributes a range of specialist catheters for intermittent self-catheterisation, meatal dilatation and Mitrofanoff catheterisation. The company is committed to delivering excellence and innovation in its products and services for both continence and ostomy care.
Renew Medical Ltd
Renew Medical aims to improve the quality of life and restore the dignity of people suffering from Accidental Bowel Leakage (ABL). The Renew Insert was researched, developed and clinically tested for over 7 years in the USA and Europe. The resulting product is unique in its combination of safety, effectiveness, comfort and ease of use, assisting patients to independently and discreetly manage their ABL.
We are part of thefamily ownedEakin Group. We champion quality of life for people living with continence issues, putting care at the heart of what we do. We offer a continence home delivery service providing patients with access to all products on the Drug Tariff. This means patients can choose any brand of product and rely on us to deliver. Through our BHTA-trained support team, website and social media pages we provide a network of support, information and expert advice. Our aim is for everyone on our service to feel supported and connected.
SCA Hygiene Products Ltd - www.sca.com
Teleflex is a global providerofspecialtymedicaldevices used for a range of procedures in critical care and surgery. We serve hospitals and clinicians in more than 130 countries with well known, trusted brands in Urology, vascular access, general and regional anaesthesia, respiratory care, cardiac care, and surgery. We also provide products and services for device manufacturers. Our products are designed to cost effectively provide clinical benefits and enable healthcare providers to improve outcomes and enhance patient and provider safety.
Verathon Medical - http://verathon.com/
Wellspect Healthcare - www.wellspect-healthcare.com
Win Health Medical
Win Health Medical supplies medical devices for urology, continence therapy and pelvic floor rehab, including ultrasound bladder scanners, EMG, stimulators, probes, pelvicfloorexercisers, male non-catheter urinals, bed protection and more.