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Sky Medical wins the national Medilink award for partnering with the NHS

19/05/2017

Sky Medical Technology Ltd is thrilled to be selected as national winner of the 2017 Medilink Partnership with the NHS Award.

One of five Life Sciences companies to be crowned national winner, in five separate categories, the Medilink awards celebrate outstanding business achievements, international success and innovative breakthroughs across the Life Sciences and Healthcare Technology sectors.
The awards and gala dinner, which took place on the 26th April 2017, was held in partnership with the Med-Tech Innovation Expo at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry.

CCO Andrew Thelwell, receiving the award on behalf of the Sky Medical said, “Thank you Medilink and the
sponsors for this prestigious award. In collecting this award, I would like to recognise our NHS partners, who, on top of their full-time jobs, and in a challenging environment, are willing to give-up additional time in pursuit of innovation and the improvement of patient care. It is to them that we all owe our sincere thanks.”

Bernard Ross, CEO says “We place the highest priority on working in partnership with our NHS colleagues. To be recognised with this national award, after winning the regional Medilink North-West heat, is a great honour for both Sky Medical and our NHS partners. Our growth in markets as far afield as the USA and China are a direct result of the success of our NHS partnerships. We would like to thank Medilink and its sponsors for rewarding our close links with the NHS.”

Sky Medical Technology manufacture the geko™ device, clinically proven to increase blood circulation for
DVT prevention, the reduction of oedema and the promotion of wound healing. News of this award coincides with a press release communicated by the South Tees NHS Trust announcing that the geko™ device is helping Teesside ankle fracture patients into surgery faster (http://bit.ly/2oUdAdG) – one of Sky’s many valued NHS partners.

Sky Medical competed with 35 nominated organisations, all winners of the regional Medilink 2017 awards. The national winners were selected by an independent panel of judges.