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Management in Practice Birmingham Exhibitors

Accuro Transcript Solutions
Stand 11


For 15 years, Accuro has been a market leading provider of outsourced transcription services, providing a high-quality service for clinicians and practice nurses. The service works to provide a resource for healthcare professionals by allowing them to regulate their workflow and prioritise the work that is managed in-house. ISO27001 accredited, Accuro’s system provides a secure solution to outsource backlogs and overflows in typing.

Established in 2002, Accuro has invested in a ‘marketplace’ of committed industry typing specialists and in-house professional proofreaders to provide an outstanding support network for medical professionals across the UK.

Our tried and tested UK-based service specialises in guaranteeing an unrivalled turnaround time and level of quality on all clinical correspondence.

AgaMatrix Europe Limited 
Stand 39

AgaMatrix manufactures and supplies innovative products for diabetes care including the WaveSense JAZZ™ blood glucose meters and diabetes data management solutions.

The WaveSense JAZZ™ blood glucose has features for Type 1’s with the simplicity of use for Type 2’s.

The WaveSense JAZZ™ WIRELESS blood glucose meter with Bluetooth enables patients to store, track and share diabetes related information with their family and healthcare team.

Since the UK launch in 2009, AgaMatrix has saved the NHS over £15 million. Visit us at stand 11 and find out how our fully managed, free of charge Clinic Review Services can help your practice save money .

Stand 36


The Association of Medical Secretaries, Practice Managers, Administrators and Receptionists (AMSPAR) is a membership and education body providing a range of professional qualifications sitting inside and outside the national qualification frrameworks. These are offered in conjunction with City & Guilds.
Members benefit from a business support helpline, advice, guidelines and numerous other offers. It also promotes CPD including an advanced programme.


The Practice Management Network (PMN) is the recognised body for Primary Care Practice Managers
It will offer its members:
• A platform to share concerns, that provides solutions and offers support
• A voice to influence the National Agenda as well as championing general practice with the wider audience
• Development of the professionalism of practice managers to ever improve the quality of service patients receive

APR Telecoms Ltd
Stand 02

Stand 25

Avensure are bespoke, insurance-backed, HR/Employment Law and Health & Safety specialists, who offer a consummate, truly personalised service that you simply cannot get anywhere else.

Blue Stream Academy
Stand 20



Blue Stream Academy supplies over 4000 GP Practices, including over 150 CCGs/ Federations, with a sophisticated eLearning suite and Management Information System which is proving invaluable for CQC compliance. 98% of our customers agree this is the most cost and time effective way of meeting required standards. New ‘hot topic’ modules are being added at the rate of one per week and existing content is kept current by subject matter champions. Our system enhances trainee skills, patient experience and practice reputation whilst improving efficiency and saving money.

Capsticks Solicitors Limited
Stand 23

As a GP or Practice Manager, you’re not just providing medical care, you’re running a business.

As legal specialists acting for GPs across the country, we’re experts at understanding the commercial challenges you face. We know you’ve got to keep on top of medical advances, regulatory changes and patient demand – and still find time to manage property and partnerships.

With a full range of services for GPs, we are a full service solution for all your legal work. No need to hunt around for services on an ad hoc basis. Or rely on non-specialists to learn the basics before offering advice.

Labeltrace by Codegate
Stand 9


LabeltraceONE interacts seamlessly with the GP clinical system patient record, enabling quick and simple label printing with the press of a key for:
• Pathology specimen tubes
• Laboratory Patient Forms
• Appointment Cards or Labels
• Addresses
• Medical Records and General Admin.
Installed in over 4,000 Practices across the UK, Labeltrace saves time whilst improving accuracy and eliminates the need to handwrite information. Labeltrace integrates with low cost desktop printers and is supplied with purpose designed labels and cards. Our latest solution, LabelTraceONE includes a unique label designer to create and share your own custom label templates as well as accessing easy support.

CFH Docmail Ltd
Stand 10

Docmail is the trusted online communication solution of over 4,000 medical practices, providing impressive savings on your practice time and money. There is no minimum quantity, no contract to sign and we have achieved 100% rating on IG Toolkit and GP System of Choice approval.
The advantages are clear as prices are less than the cost of a 2nd class stamp. For more information contact Shelley Hawkins on Tel: 07850 099660, Email: or visit:

Check Communications Ltd
Stand 4

Check Medical has been a leading provider of specialist phone systems for the medical sector for the past 28 years. Covering the whole of the UK, our fully-inclusive systems (which include lines, calls and NHS systems integration) and unparalleled approach to customer service make us the No 1. choice when it comes to choosing a new phone system provider.

Dene Healthcare
Stand 15

Dene Healthcare was established with one simple question, which has since become the foundation of everything we do; ‘What can we do to help you?’
Dene Healthcare now works with Surgeries to create efficiencies through several methods including Unrivalled Service, Free Spend Analysis and Savings Reports, Free Custom Web and Tablet Stock Control Systems, Standing Order Functionality with Intuitive Suggestion and Automated Product Replenishment. In much simpler terms we work with you to free up your staff time, guarantee savings and make your life easier! 
‘Medical Supplier of the Year’ at the General Practice Awards – 2016 and 2017

Stand 43

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. Our technology and expertise enables you to provide a better service and improve patient care. We’re on hand to help you maximise the benefit of your digital plans.

Healthcare Monitors UK
Stand 27

Increase the efficiency of staff by replacing unnecessary appointments with automatic monitoring of blood pressure, height and weight.

HCM range of medically approved, automatic monitors have audio and visual instructions enabling unsupervised monitoring of height, weight, BMI, blood pressure and pulse. The compact units fit neatly into the waiting area so that routine measurements are made before consultation. Tickets are printed for reference, the results can also be integrated directly to the patient records (EMIS, SystmOne and Microtest.

Why not sign-up for a free, no obligation, month long trial in surgery? Tel: 01299 250321 
email: website:

Green Zone Facilities Management Ltd 
Stand 39a

Specialising in providing a recycling-lead, national waste management service concentrating on providing a zero to landfill solution. Providing an innovative, well-managed, proactive, efficient and reliable service through the term of the contract.

We pride ourselves on offering a fully customer focused service and don’t stop at emptying bins, we provide advice, bespoke literature and posters, aid you with segregation, explain waste disposal processes along with providing staff awareness and training.

All our customers have access to our dynamic unique customer portal which allows you to view & download all your upcoming services, invoices and compliance paperwork.

HBT Communications 
Stand 45

Hill Dickinson LLP
Stand 31

HSP Nicklin 
Stand 37 

ID Medical 
Stand 1

IP Office Ltd
Stand 22a

IP Office Ltd is a leading supplier of Business Communications. The options? Your choice!!! On Premises telephone system, Hybrid Telephony or Pure Hosted. We recommend the most successful solution for your business requirements, integrating Analogue, ISDN and SIP telephone lines to best ensure your business continuity. As your business grows and evolves IP Office stands alongside you, ready to recommend, design and implement new systems and tools that help you expand your vision and realise your ambitions.

IRIS Software
Stand 33

IRIS Software Group is the most trusted provider of business-critical software and services to small and medium-sized businesses and GP Practices.

With over 54% of GP Practices paying their employees with IRIS GP Payroll or through our Payroll Bureau, and with over 40 years’ experience, IRIS is the number one choice for GP’s. In addition to payroll, we also provide specialist accounting and HR software solutions to GP’s.

Jayex Technology Ltd/ITPR
Stand 7


Lantum, a member of the NHS Innovation Accelerator, is a total workforce platform for healthcare staffing with the aim to save the NHS £1bn annually on agency spend.

Stand 5

Designed to help your organisation work smarter.
Lexacom is an advanced digital dictation and document creation system designed with the professional user in mind. With our easy to use workflow management, Lexacom helps you and your team work together, smarter, and is the ideal solution for organisations looking to replace traditional tape-based dictations. Built by professionals, for professionals, we understand the importance of a seamless workflow, along with maximising resources and robust security.

LMC Buying Groups Federation
Stand 14

The LMC Buying Groups Federation offers free membership to GP practices across the UK. Membership gives practices access to an extensive range of products and services on which we have negotiated excellent discounts with our approved suppliers. Our suppliers won’t just offer you a great price one week and then ramp up the price the next, so you can be assured that if you order from our suppliers you’ll get a great price every time you shop meaning you don’t have to ‘shop around’ to find the best deal every month anymore.

Locum Physician Associates
Stand 42a

Locum PA Ltd supply medical services via Physician Associates to both Primary care (GP, WIC, OOH) and Secondary care.

Our unique services enable clients an opportunity to trial a different method of delivering primary care medicine with our vetted, UK trained, experienced Physician Associates. This allows practices to see how experienced PAs integrate into the team and save money. We also find permanent staffing solutions.  

Owned and run by two founding Physician Associates, we ensure that our clients are provided with expertise and quality. By developing close-working relationships with our GP partners, we help educate teams on the PA role, offer expert advice on service provision, regulatory affairs, supervision and employment practices.

  • We cover the indemnity of all our PAs.
  • With the use of our technology, shifts can be published to workers & confirmed to clients within seconds.
  • Secure app-based GPS time-sheets.

©Locum PA Ltd 2013 ‘Putting Physician Associates at the heart of your healthcare

Medical Defence Union Limited (MDU)
Stand 3

Medical Staffing
Stand 6

Medical Staffing is one of the leading medical recruitment agencies in the UK dedicated to the provision of temporary nurses, locum GPs and permanent medical staff of all grades and specialties within the Primary Care sector. We work with clients nationally, many of which recruit exclusively through us. We have a comprehensive understanding of what is required to be an effective temporary nurse and a locum GP. We also possess outstanding clinical experience and expertise to ensure that we recognise and act upon the needs of our clients in providing a first class recruitment service tailored to their individual needs.

Stand 18

Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd
Stand 24



Novartis provides innovative healthcare solutions that address the evolving needs of patients and
societies. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis offers a diversified portfolio to best meet
these needs: innovative medicines, eye care and cost-saving generic pharmaceuticals. Novartis is the
only global company with leading positions in these areas. In 2015, R&D throughout the Group
amounted to approximately 8.9 billion USD. Novartis Group companies employ approximately
118,000 full-time-equivalent associates. Novartis products are available in more than 180 countries
around the world.
In the UK, Novartis develops, manufactures and markets innovative medicines, devices and diagnostic
tests which help improve patient outcomes. Based on four sites across the north and south of England,
we employ approximately 1,500 people to serve healthcare needs across the whole of the UK, as well
as supporting the global operations of Novartis by manufacturing the active pharmaceutical
ingredients used worldwide in many medicines. The company spent over £16 million on R&D in the
UK in 2015. For more information, please visit

Oak Telecom Ltd
Stand 26

Stand 22

OneWorkforce, part of OneMedicalGroup, is a national training provider with over a decade of experience in delivering care services in some of the country’s most challenging locations. From mandatory and statutory training, to leadership training for experienced and established managers looking to enhance their skills, OneWorkforce tailor training sessions to meet the specific needs of their clients. They know first-hand that having a highly skilled, confident and capable workforce is critical in a healthcare setting. That’s why they’ve worked to develop a range of training modules, workshops and sessions designed to meet today’s challenges head on.

Stand 44

PCC supports general practice to acquire the confidence and skills to make their organisations better able to withstand workload and workforce pressures they face today and better prepared for the future. Our events, training and advisory services have already helped hundreds of practices to develop their teams, improve their business processes and embrace new ways of working from bringing in new clinical roles to planning for mergers and less formal types of collaboration. We are an independent, not-for-profit organisation that shares the values of the NHS but believes that practices should be free to determine their own destinies.

Premier Patient Line
Stand 12



Premier Patient Line, as part of the Premier Choice Group, is one of the fastest growing telecommunication providers to GP surgeries across the UK. With nearly two decades of experience and industry specialism, Premier Patient Line has earned a strong reputation for delivering bespoke, yet cost-efficient, telephony to meet the varied needs of the practices they encounter and support. Products and services include, lines and calls, connectivity, voice and data systems including hosted solutions and unified communications together with estate and infrastructure audits; all of which is underpinned by UK-wide engineering coverage and 24x7x365 in-house Service Desk support.

They will ensure you receive the right call solution for your specific surgery needs so you can manage more appointments (and miss less) and give patients an all-round better experience.

Primary Care Supplies
Stand 40

Primary Care Supplies is a leading trusted supplier of equipment, consumables and integrated technology for frontline healthcare. We are a one-stop shop for practices and organisations seeking cost-effective procurement from the everyday items to one-time purchases such as high-end diagnostic equipment.

Our mission is to help practices save money by consolidating procurement and allowing us to shop around for the best prices so you don’t have to.

But that’s not all we do.

Our team is highly knowledgeable in making your practice run more efficiently by providing cost and time effective solutions that can help cut appointment times.

Primary Care Supplies stocks over 11,000 products, handpicked from the world’s leading brands including Welch Allyn, Philips, Littmann and HEINE to name a few. We pride ourselves on providing the best service and expert knowledge. In addition to what we offer, we also specialise in project management and the provision of equipment for surgery re-fits and new builds. Please visit us at or call 0845 862 9500 to see how we can help you today.

Stand 30

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.

Pulse GP Jobs

Purchase Direct UK
Stand 42

QR Info Pod
Stand 38

Seal Calibration Services
Stand 16

Seal Calibration offer Medical Equipment Calibration, Servicing and Repairs with outstanding customer service at prices that will make your surgery a significant saving.

Seqirus UK Limited
Stand 21

Seqirus, born of the combined strength and expertise of bioCSL and the former Novartis Influenza Vaccines, is one of the largest vaccine manufacturers with extensive R&D expertise and manufacturing plants in the UK, US, Germany and Australia, and operations in >30 countries.

Seqirus has launched a new seasonal influenza vaccine in UK. You are invited to find out more at the Seqirus booth.


Smart GP Payroll
Stand 19

Designed by GP payroll experts, driven by customer needs, and recommended by medical specialist accountants, Smart GP Payroll saves practice time and money by being the smartest payroll software on the market. Easy to use, cost-effective to buy, and with excellent customer support, Smart GP Payroll is helping practice managers in GP surgeries, hubs and federations across the country take the pain out of payroll, whatever their needs. Our secure, cloud-based software is HMRC-recognised, integrates with Xero and Quickbooks, comes with auto-enrolment included, and supports unlimited organisations and employees. Find out more at:

Stand 32

swcomms was formed in 1983 and the business has evolved to become one of largest independent telecommunications providers for the healthcare industry.

swcomms specialises in providing GP surgeries with the communications tools they need to meet patient and staff needs to streamline everyday tasks and to find cost savings while meeting criteria for the changing landscape of general practice.

Our experts have been able to find cost-savings with our cloud-hosted telephony solution for 95% of surgeries we speak to, helping general practice find a positive way forward in challenging times.

With benefits such as dynamic lines access subject to staffing and demand, intelligent information provided to waiting callers, real-time and historical call reporting, call recording, and zero-rate call costs moving forward.

Shred It. 
Stand 41

Our core activity is the secure destruction of confidential information; therefore you can be assured that our focus is on this activity at all times.

 We specialise in providing a tailored destruction service that allows businesses to comply with legislation and ensures that the client, employee and confidential business information is kept secure at all times. Through our strict chain-of-custody processes, hand held technology and reliable on-time, on-site and off-site shredding service and a global network of local service centres, we can provide our secure destruction services for paper, media materials such as DVD’s, CD’s, tapes, uniforms and hard drives on a regular and ad-hoc basis.

 In the UK, Shred-it has been operating since 2000, in that time our operation has grown to 19 strategically placed service centres including 6 dedicated off-site shred centres throughout the UK and Ireland, with over 120 on-site shredding trucks and 140 off-site vehicles providing support and service to many organisations requiring the most secure document handling processes anywhere in the UK.

Switch Medical
Stand 43

Switch Medical provide industry leading telephony solutions that save staff time and improve patient communications.

Practices benefit from simple call handling with screen pops that show important patient information, unlimited call queuing, comfort and position in queue messages, separate numbers for emergencies, call recording and reports that help you manage your practice and provide an audit trail.

Our customers are at the heart of everything we do from the initial consultation through installation, after sales service and on-going support. We are committed to delivering the highest level of service, and are IS09001, ISO14001, IS27001 certified by BSI.

Talk to us about how we can help you to improve patient communication.

Voice Connect
Stand 29

Stand 11a

Wesleyan provides tailored financial advice through Financial Consultants who deal exclusively with GPs and other medical professionals.

No obligation guidance is available on key areas such as the NHS Pension Scheme, associated reform and tax relief opportunities; planning for retirement, inheritance tax and school fees; financial protection for individuals, families and business; personal and commercial mortgages; plus a range of banking and insurance products.

We can also offer a range of CPD accredited presentations that can be delivered in hospitals.

To find out more about the services we can provide visit us on stand 11a. 

Surgery Connect
Stand 13 

Surgery Connect is a future proof, secure GP telephony solution providing better service for practice staff and patients.

Surgery Connect guarantees improved patient experience, more efficient practice management, and scalability supports growth across multiple practices and delivery of the integrated care agenda.

Surgery Connect enables patients to manage their own appointments, reducing complaints and improving access. It allows practices to operate out of normal hours across multiple sites and quickly achieve several high impact ‘time to care’ actions. Surgery Connect supports the new models of care and consultation with AI-ready technology that will transform primary care into the heartbeat of a data-driven, people-powered healthcare system.

free event for all Practice Managers, GPs, administrative staff, commissioners and all others involved in primary care business management