Mansfield-based BPR Medical has won the Outstanding Achievement Award for its nitrous oxide conversion unit at the prestigious Medilink Midlands Business Awards. The mobile device, which uses technology from Swedish partner company Medclair, allows for the safe and sustainable delivery of gas and air, the pain relief used most widely on the NHS.
Tackling nitrous oxide emissions has been identified as a key part of plans to make the NHS net zero by 2045. BPR has sold the innovation to NHS Trusts across the country. Its award entry, which was also highly commended in the Innovation category, will now go through to contend for the national Medilink UK Healthcare Business Awards.
BPR Medical has been shortlisted in the Medilink Midlands Business Awards for its climate change tackling innovation for the NHS. Its work at Newcastle University Hospitals – in partnership with Swedish company Medclair – which is aimed at tackling environmentally harmful nitrous oxide emissions, has been selected in both the Innovation and Outstanding Achievement categories.
BPR Medical is delighted to announce that our work trialling the nitrous oxide conversion unit with Newcastle Hospitals and Medclair has been shortlisted at the HSJ Partnership Awards 2023 in the category of sustainability achievement. This recognises our outstanding dedication to helping the NHS achieve its net zero targets.
BPR Medical have been recognised as overall winner in the innovation category of this year’s Sustainability Partnership award. The Sustainability Partnership Awards showcase the organisations and NHS Trusts that are striving to implement sustainable change in the healthcare sector and drive a greener future for the NHS.
BPR Medical and Medclair, have signed an agreement that gives BPR exclusive rights to supply Medclair’s mobile nitrous oxide conversion technology in the UK and Ireland.
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