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Improving Patient Safety & Care 2020 - Partner Profile - Venner Medical International

Updated: Jan 9


Who is Venner Medical International?


An international healthcare company, working with talented clinicians to develop products which positively impact patient care.

Inspired by Ideas. Driven by Quality; Our technologies have won many awards for patient safety resulting in NHS tariff adoption and more recently one designer was honoured by the queen! The products we develop are driven by clinicians who recognise a need or risk in acute care areas, the concepts are then brought to realisation through Venner Medical International.


How has Venner Medical International improved patient safety and care across the health sector?


Venner WireSafe™

Venner Medical International is a family owned business who worked with Dr Archie Brain to develop the LMA which revolutionised anaesthesia and airway management and this passion for improving patient care has continue with products like WireSafeTM a device that prevents retained guidewires and PneuXTM a specialist Critical care endotracheal tube with cuff pressure regulation proven to significantly reduce VAE leading to shorter stays on the ICU.


What has been your greatest achievement to date? And were there any measurable outcomes that accompanied this achievement?


A government supported study using PneuXTM to reduce the incidence of ventilator acquired events such as Pneumonia. The study concluded Compared with a standard endotracheal tube, the Venner

PneuX™ System was associated with a significantly reduced rate of VAP in patients who had undergone cardiac surgery The authors noted that, although no direct cost analysis was conducted as part of the study, “there were 12 less patients with VAP in the [Venner PneuX™ System] group compared with the standard endotracheal group, amounting to a potential cost saving of $480,000


How many organisations/clients currently utilise the products/solutions across the UK?


Multiple hospitals use the products across the UK supplied through our partners Qualitec Healthcare and P3 Medical


Is there anything you would like to make delegates aware of ahead of the Improving Patient Safety & Care 2020 conference on 13th February?


WireSafeTM is now commercially available, Engineered to physically prevent retained guidewires an identified never event in the UK


What do you feel are the key points delegates need to digest when considering a partnership with Venner Medical International?


We are focused on the reduction of never events and work closely with partners to implement and support innovative solutions.


If you would like to learn more about Venner Medical International please visit https://www.vennermedical.com/