We are very grateful for the support of a number of industry leading companies who have sponsored the Annual Wessex Gauvain Society Meeting 2023. Please click on each logo to launch their respective websites (listed alphabetically).

3M, with the acquisition of KCI, focuses on providing better care through patient-centred science. Helping transform patient outcomes by stewarding skin, reducing the risk of preventable complications, and restoring lives. From wound and skincare to solutions for BSI and SSI risk reduction, our team is ready to partner with you to strive toward a world with zero complications.

Welcome to Arthrex, a global medical device company and leader in new product development and medical education in orthopaedics. With a corporate mission of Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™, Arthrex has pioneered the field of arthroscopy and develops more than 1,000 innovative products and procedures each year. Arthrex continues to experience unprecedented growth and demand for our products throughout the world; however, we remain a privately held company with a family business culture committed to delivering uncompromising quality to the health care professionals who use our products, and ultimately, the millions of patients whose lives we impact.

DePuy Synthes
At DePuy Synthes, our mission is to keep people moving through innovations in orthopaedic care technology, support and education for providers, and a dedication to improving diversity, inclusivity, and equality through all healthcare verticals.

Engineering the extraordinary
Ground-breaking healthcare technology solutions for the most complex and challenging conditions. Inspiring hope and new possibility in people all over the world.

Established in 1993, Osteotec is a specialised supplier of extremity orthopaedic products offering clinicians complete and comprehensive solutions.
Supplying into the NHS and private healthcare sectors for the past 29 years, our extensive experienced team collaborated with more than 500 different hospitals throughout the UK and Ireland last year.

In conjunction with the NHS, private healthcare sectors and research institutes, we have developed innovative implants and instruments into commercially available products. These are available in the UK and also through a network of distributors in other EU markets, Australia, New Zealand and the USA.
Our mission is to provide industry-leading services to healthcare professionals that improve patient outcomes through our comprehensive product portfolio and partnerships with leading global manufacturers.

Smith & Nephew
Smith+Nephew is a global medical technology company. We design and manufacture technology that takes the limits off living. We support healthcare professionals to return their patients to health and mobility, helping them to perform at their fullest potential.
From our first employee and founder, T.J. Smith, to our team today, it’s our people who make Smith+Nephew a unique place. Yes, we love to innovate and develop exciting technologies, and we offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits. But it’s our culture – of Care, Collaboration and Courage – that really sets us apart.
Through a spirit of ownership and can-do attitude, we work together to win.
We’re a company of people who care about each other, about our customers and their patients, and about our communities. Together, we fulfill our shared purpose of Life Unlimited.

When Dr Homer Stryker, an orthopaedic surgeon from Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA found that certain medical products were not meeting his patients’ needs, he invented new ones. As interest in these products grew, Dr Stryker started a company in 1941 to produce them.
Today, we are one of the world’s leading medical technology companies. Our growth is based on a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes, which we achieve through the dedication of our more than 43,000 employees globally.
We are well-positioned to continue serving the worldwide medical community for generations to come. We think Dr Stryker would be pleased.

Summit Medical
Global leaders in the design, manufacture and distribution of orthopaedic cementation products.
Founded in 1984, Summit Medical Group is a leader in the provision of high quality medical products, trusted by clinicians, physicians, hospitals ad patients.
Proud to manufacture in the UK, with a commitment to innovation, service and quality. Summit Medical utilises highly skilled and advanced manufacturing techniques that meet the changing demands in global healthcare. 

Synergy Ortho
SynergyOrtho are a specialist orthopaedic sales agency, committed to delivering market leading solutions to our customers. Our mantra is to provide an unrivalled Orthopaedic service, that brings patients, surgeons, and technology together to maximise outcomes for our surgeons and their patients.

Founded in 1847 and still owned by the same family, today, Thuasne designs, develops and manufactures cleverly engineered, quality products that, as part of a prescribed treatment regime, enable patients to reach maximum potential in their return to health and activities of daily living. Providing products and services covering orthotics, lymphology and breast care, to both the NHS and private market, Thuasne manufactures mainly in France and USA, whilst our specialist carbon fibre/ Kevlar AFOs and KAFOs are designed and built in the UK. Employing over 2000 people, in 85 countries, we generate over €215million. Let us help you.

ZimVie is a global life sciences leader in the dental and spine markets that develops, manufactures, and delivers a comprehensive portfolio of products and solutions designed to treat a wide range of spine pathologies and support dental tooth replacement and restoration procedures.