Scottish Health Innovations Ltd


10th Convergent Technologies Showcase & Conference

Healthcare & Industry: challenges and opportunities - past, present, future

Wednesday 27th May 2015, The Beardmore Hotel & Golden Jubilee Hospital, Clydebank

an opportunity for the NHS, universities and industry to explore partnerships in health innovation


Keynote Speakers

 Dr Kevin Fong


Kevin is both astrophysicist, medical specialist and a natural storyteller. After training with NASA he now runs an intensive care unit, co-presents Health Check, teaches extreme environment physiology and works with the UK Science, Technology & Facilities Council. He’s also published Extremes – probing the limits of the human body. Kevin talks about the second space age (Mars in a month), risk management, and how exploration not only solves but creates problems.


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Rhinopinch to be used in all Scottish A&E departments

In collaboration with Scottish Health Innovations Ltd (SHIL), Rhinopinch are to be made available to all A&E departments in Scotland. Keith McKeller CEO of SHIL commented "Rhinopinch has proved effective in managing nose bleeds, we hope by making it available to All A&E departments that its benefits will be fully realised by the NHS in Scotland." The Rhinopinch are set to hit the departments in January 2015. If you require further information about getting access to Rhinopinch please contact Edward Staunton, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   or call 0141 951 5506.

NHS Lanarkshire Innovation Event

NHS Innovation Seminar
4th September 2014 16:30 To 19:00, Biocity Scotland

This event is a unique opportunity to visit BioCity Scotland, the home of life science innovation, to hear from a variety of senior clinicians from the Lanarkshire Area, including -

Eamonn Brankin - Clinical Director (Primary Care, NW Unit)
Stewart Campbell (HM)- Gastroenterologist Consultant
Girish Gupta - Consultant Dermatologist
John Harden -Consultant Emergency Medicine
Colin Lauder - Head of Planning and Development
Andrew MacDonald -Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Manish Patel - Consultant Respiratory
Iain Wallace - Medical Director
Martin Whitehead - Consultant Geriatric Medicine


With backgrounds in Cardiology, General Practice, Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Respiratory Medicine, Orthopaedics and Oncology, the clinicians will discuss their areas of expertise and share issues of unmet clinical need, with a view to seeking resolutions from biotechnology and/or life sciences companies.


This event provides a great opportunity to speak to like-minded individuals from your area and work together to seek opportunities and solutions to problem areas.


Who should attend? Companies interested in working with the NHS, academics and health practitioners and anyone with an interest in health care solutions.


Register your attendance here


On the move

SHIL's relocation to the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in Clydebank takes place on Friday the 29th of August, on this day communications are likely to be disrupted. This will include a change in phone numbers and postal details. 
SHIL would like to thank Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board for their hospitality at Gartnavel Royal. We look forward to moving to customised office space at the Golden Jubilee in order to accomodate the expanding number of staff at SHIL.

BioDundee 2014

On the 20th and 21st May, The West Park Hotel and Conference Centre was the host to the 14th Annual BioDundee International Conference. SHIL Business Development Managers Robert Rea (Tayside) and Martin Forrest (Aberdeen) were both in attendance.


BioDundee is a public/private partnership between the life science organisation in and around the Tayside region. The conference was a great opportunity for SHIL to network and raise our profile within the region. Hopefully encouraging increased disclosure of novel innovative ideas.


SHIL welcomes its first Project Manager on the graduate development scheme

Marianne Murphy joins SHIL with a BSc (hons) Immunology and Pharmacology from the University of Strathclyde. Marianne has a keen interest in technology assessment and development and has proven to be adept at market research analysis through her final year research project on the topic of Optogenetics. Marianne will be based in our Glasgow office where she will be contributing on a wide range of projects to ensure a broad grounding in the work that SHIL performs on behalf of NHS Scotland.

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