An established UK South West medical device manufacturer specialised in urology healthcare and providing intermittent self catheterisation solutions to healthcare professionals, patients and carers seeks experienced healthcare distributors and commercial agents to increase its international distribution network.
The UK company established in 2001 is a market leader in providing solutions to support patients with impaired bladder functionality and bladder and urethra conditions. The company manufactures a range of intermittent catheters which allow patients, unable to void normally, to personally drain their bladder at regular intervals through the technic of intermittent self catheterisation. The company offers a range of 6 catheters which have been developed alongside extensive patient consultation and feedback to achieve maximum comfort and ease to the process of insertion and removal. The range includes products to suit male and female requirements. Catheters of various shapes, sizes, tips and unique patented coatings offer users the easiest and most comfortable experience. The female catheter has the advantage of being 100% biodegradable, has a unique opening and closing mechanism and hand gripper to support users with poor and reduced hand dexterity. All products are manufactured from facilities benefitting from ISO 13485 and have CE certification. Distributors and commercial agents are sought with established channels to hospitals and healthcare establishments and professionals to increase international sales.
Innovations and advantages
• Enable self intermittent self catherisation avoiding the use of permanent catheter and reducing the risk of conditions such as bladder stones, encrustations and bladder neck damage. • Gives the user the ability control over the bladder which gives more freedom and supports independent living • Enables users to continue normal sexual relations • Unique patented aloe vera coating increasing lubricity for easier insertion and removal improving patient comfort • Reduced risk of urethral strictures preventing the narrowing of the urethra • Biodegradable product • Available on prescription in UK and other countries through insurance prescription schemes • The company is currently undertaking further product development to offer solutions bringing additional benefits to users whilst reducing long term healthcare costs
Market application codes
05007001 Disposable products
05007007 Other medical/health related (not elsewhere classified)
05010003 Patient rehabilitation & training
Type of partner sought
The company seeks experienced healthcare distributors and commercial agents with good connections to healthcare and medical professionals in hospitals and other healthcare establishments. Partners will represent and /or distribute the UK company's product range within their territory in order to increase sales in new markets.