Platinum Sponsor

Amcla Medical is the exclusive distributor for the Clinell product range.

Founded by two medical doctors with a long standing interest in microbiology and infection control, Clinell has become the preferred brand of wet wipes used by the NHS in the UK, and is an innovator in the Research and Development of new antimicrobial products as well as improving products currently used in the Healthcare industry.

The Clinell infection control range consists of a wide variety of wet wipes and disinfectant products which includes detergent wipes, bed bath, Chlorhexidine wash cloths to reduce skin colonisation in high risk patient groups, and the market leading combined detergent and disinfectant wipes: Clinell Universal and Clinell Sporicidal.

Established in 1962, Amcla Medical has become a specialist Infection Control company that prides itself on providing unmatched quality of service, and support to the Healthcare Industry through expert staff training and innovative education and surveillance resources.

View AMCLA’s Clinnel Healthcare video here.

http://www.amcla.com.au/ 

Gold Sponsors

As a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, Medtronic improves the health and lives of millions of people each year. We believe our deep clinical, therapeutic  and economic expertise can help address the complex challenges—such as rising costs, aging populations, and the burden of chronic disease—faced by families and healthcare systems today. But, we can’t do it alone.  That’s why we’re committed to partnering in new ways and developing powerful solutions that deliver better patient outcomes.

Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we’re now among the world’s largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 85,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in more than 160 countries. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together. Learn more at Medtronic.com.

Silver Sponsors

For over 75 years, Deb Group, manufacturers of Cutan has been establishing skin care programmes for all types of workplace and public environments, spanning healthcare, industrial, commercial and food sectors. Across the globe, 40 million people use our products every day.

Today, Deb’s skin care and hand hygiene programmes deliver essential products, vital information and standards of behaviour which increase efficiency, improve skin health and prevent infection.

Drawing on years of technical expertise and extensive field sales support, we provide constant innovation to maximise compliance through carefully devised, reliable systems. These are supported by quality products that are both pleasant-to-use and cost effective.

At Deb, we understand infection control, we know you’re under pressure to improve your hospital’s infection prevention programmes and that the best way to do this is by increasing hand hygiene compliance, to help prevent the spread of harmful bacteria and germs.

We can help you meet the hand washing and alcohol based hand rub needs of your staff, patients and visitors across all departments.

We look forward to working with you to help you upgrade your hand hygiene programme at no extra cost.

View Deb Group’s video here.

www.debgroup.com

For over 125 years, our philosophy has been centred on hygiene & infection prevention.  Well established throughout the Northern Hemisphere, schülke, a leading chemical and pharmaceutical company aims to protect people and materials against infections and contamination. Our mission is to fight disease and contamination before they emerge.

Preventing contaminations and infection is far easier than combating them. For this we offer innovative technologies, highly effective products and expert support services. Our products protect people and materials against contamination and risks of disease transmission throughout the entire infection prevention process.

Good hygiene conditions provide the best foundation for human health and a clean environment. Hand hygiene is one of the most important preventative activities for protection against the risks of disease transmission by staff, patients and visitors throughout hospitals and clinics while also protecting materials and facilities against contamination. Our extensive range of high performance products for hand disinfection including MICROSHIELD®, with over 25 years of history in Australia, and the newly introduced SENSIVA® range of perfume and colour free skin care meet the highest quality standards in terms of efficacy, skin protection and tolerability.

Today, the power of innovation is a major factor in our community philosophy just as it was 125 years ago. Over 190 patents and certificates document schülke’s innovative accomplishments. Our expertise and state of the art laboratories help us to develop individual solutions for every new challenge. We focus on continual improvement of products, processes and services in order to keep up to date with advances in infection control techniques and technology.

Please visit the schülke exhibit on stands 5&6 at the ACIPC 5th International Conference in Melbourne. We look forward to sharing with you the best of what schülke’s long tradition of innovation has to offer and how it can benefit you and your facility.

www.schulke.com.au

EBOS Healthcare is one of Australia’s leading providers of medical and surgical products to all sectors of the Healthcare market.  At the core of our business is our focus on Infection Prevention.  Part of this growing portfolio is the exclusive partnership with Global Leaders, Cardinal Health and Vernacare.

Cardinal Health  medical portfolio bridge the gap between the constant need for quality and the increasing demand for savings.  They have a comprehensive offering of clinician-preference and cost-effective products.  EBOS Healthcare distribute the following product range of Exam Gloves, PPE, Surgical and Procedural Masks, Surgical Gowns, Drapes and Sterilisation wraps.

Vernacare’s Vortex range of macerators, a revolutionary single-use system  is at the forefront of human waste management.  Aside from Infection Prevention benefits, the Vortex and Vortex+ also optimise water and energy consumption and is easier to maintain in the long term.   The Vortex+ Touch free technology, is one of the latest products to feature.  Complementing the macerators is also a range of single-use pulp and receptacles that complete the system.   For the cleaning and disinfecting  of Hospital /facility surfaces and equipment, the Tuffie and Tuffie 5 range of Wipes are also distributed by Vernacare.

Visit us in our exhibition booth No. 7&8  to know more about the Cardinal Health and Vernacare offering.

www.eboshealthcare.com.au

Bronze Sponsor

About Cepheid

Cepheid is a leading molecular diagnostics company that is dedicated to improving healthcare by developing, manufacturing, and marketing accurate yet easy-to-use molecular systems and tests. By automating highly complex and time-consuming manual procedures, the company’s solutions deliver a better way for institutions of any size to perform sophisticated genetic testing for organisms and genetic-based diseases. Through its strong molecular biology capabilities, the company is focusing on those applications where accurate, rapid, and actionable test results are needed most, such as managing infectious diseases and cancer.

About GeneXpert Systems and Xpert Tests

With more than 10,000 systems in 182 countries, including more than 5,000 in High Burden Developing Countries, the GeneXpert® System is the world’s most popular molecular diagnostics’ system. The GeneXpert System’s modular configuration means that the system is the most scalable available, offering the ability to perform from one to eighty Xpert tests at the same time. As a result, the GeneXpert System meets the throughput requirements of customers of all sizes – from lower volume point-of-care settings to higher volume reference laboratories – enabling accurate, fast and cost effective test results.

GeneXpert Systems run proprietary Xpert test cartridges. The Xpert test menu spans healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, virology, critical infectious disease, and oncology, and today offers 23 tests outside the United States, and 20 tests in the United States. More information on the GeneXpert System and the Xpert tests is available on our website at

www.cepheidinternational.com

About the College

The ACIPC is the peak body for Infection Prevention and Control professionals in the Australasian region. Our stated vision is the prevention and control of infection in our communities. We commenced in January 2012 bringing together the various State and Territory infection control associations formerly in AICA (The Australian Infection Control Association) to support and encourage collaboration across Australasia.

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