About Us

Supply & Distribution

Health Care Essentials Group (“HCE”) is an established distributor of medical supplies, surgical equipment and consumable products, servicing public and private hospitals, across the UK and Ireland.

A privately owned business with offices strategically located on the edge of Strangford Lough in Newtownards, we are well positioned to distribute products throughout Ireland and the UK.

With a focus on quality, HCE is an ISO 9001 registered company and all our products carry the CE mark. 

With a vibrant webshop  www.ni-ppe.com and a respirator face fit-testing service www.nirpe.com, Healthcare Essentials is continually innovating to meet our customer’s needs.


Instrument Repair Service

Healthcare Essentials provides a surgical instrument repair service, complying with British and European Standards, ensuring the highest quality repairs and value for money. We offer a free collection and delivery service to local hospitals.


Customer Service

Healthcare Essentials takes great pride in its dedication to customer service and satisfaction.

Our Customer Services Team is available to offer friendly, knowledgeable advice and no obligation quotations.

Our experienced Sales Consultants are available to offer support and training on site.