Instrument Repair Service

Healthcare Essentials Ltd provides a surgical instrument repair service, complying with British and European standards providing the highest quality repairs and value for money.

Traceability

All equipment handled by us is fully documented to provide traceability and all equipment repaired/serviced by us is returned with a full service report detailing the work carried out.

Collection & Delivery

We offer a free collection and delivery service for Instrument repairs to all hospitals in Northern Ireland. The standard turnaround is 7-10 days for repairs. An expedited service on emergency repairs can be provided at the request of customers.

NB: All items sent for repair must be accompanied by a Decontamination Certificate before repairs can be processed.

Light Lead Testing

We offer a free of charge light lead testing service, reporting back the capacity to which your light lead is working, allowing you to confidently decide if you need to replace your leads.

General Scissors

All general scissors are reset, sharpened, fully tested, polished, ultrasonically cleaned and if applicable the screw is replaced. This covers all standard scissors, super cut, TC jaws, curved or straight.

General Forceps

All general forceps are reset, polished, rivets tightened, racks recut, fully tested and ultrasonically cleaned. This covers all artery forceps, dissecting forceps etc.

Needle Holders

All needle holders are reset, jaws removed and replaced with high quality Tungsten Carbide jaws, ratchet is recut, polished, ultrasonically cleaned and handles are re-coated gold. This includes Crilewood, Mayo, and Nieverts etc

Self Retaining Retractors

All retractors are reset, polished, racks recut, springs replaced and if applicable the screw is replaced, fully tested and ultrasonically cleaned.

TC Jaw Wire Cutters

All wire cutters are reset, jaws removed and replaced with high quality Tungsten Carbide, if applicable springs are replaced, fully tested, polished, ultrasonically cleaned and handles are recoated gold.

Chisels, Osteotomes and Gouges

All chisels, osteotomes and gouges are re-sharpened, polished and ultrasonically cleaned.

Bone Cutters and Bone Nibblers

All bone cutters and bone nibblers are reset, blades re-sharpened and if applicable screws and springs replaced. They are fully tested, polished and ultrasonically cleaned.

ENT Crocodile Forceps & Scissors

All ENT instruments are reset, fully tested, ultrasonically cleaned and will be re-blackened if required. Scissors are re-sharpened and the forceps will have serrations recut and rivets replaced where needed.

ENT Picks and Probes

ENT picks and probes are reset, re-sharpened, fully tested, ultrasonically cleaned and re-blackened if required.

Titanium Ophthalmic & ENT Instruments

All titanium instruments are reset to original specifications fully tested and ultrasonically cleaned. This covers all types and models.

Bipolar Forceps

All Bipolar Forceps are stripped, bead blasted, recoated with four layers of nylon, a replacement top mount is fitted, reset and fully tested to 2.5KV. We can also offer TEN different coating colour choices, please ask for further details.

Diathermy Leads & Bipolar Leads

Replacing the ends, the lead or both. We can repair all leads.

Arthroscopic Forceps & Scissors

All forceps and scissors are dismantled, cleaned, re-assembled, rivets replaced, sharpened and fully tested. New jaws or pull rods will be added if required.

Lap Chole Forceps & Scissors

All forceps and scissors are dismantled, cleaned, reassembled, rivets replaced, re-sleeved shaft if required, insulated handles if required, polished and ultra

sonically cleaned. New jaws and pull rods will be added if required.

Working Elements

Working elements are fully serviced, shaft straightened, all other parts are repaired or replaced, polished, ultrasonically cleaned and fully tested.

Resectoscope Sheaths

Resectoscope sheaths are reset, any dents are removed, taps replaced if required, locking mechanism refurbished, polished, ultrasonically cleaned, re-beaked if required and fully tested.

Acetabular Reamers

All acetabular reamers are reset, re-sharpened, polished, fully tested and ultrasonically cleaned.

Diamond Knives

All diamond knives are replaced with a service exchange blade, if applicable springs are replaced, fully tested and ultrasonically Cleaned.

Tracheotomy Tubes

Tracheotomy tubes are all fully refurbished, refitted, polished, ultrasonically cleaned and silver plated finish.

Diathermy Coating

All diathermy instruments are stripped, bead blasted, recoated with four layers of nylon and fully tested to 2.5 KV. We can also offer ten different coating colour choices, please ask for further details. This covers Wilson Hays, Riches, Hip Skids, Abbey Needles, Suction Tubes, Nasal Speculums and Simms Speculums.