Patient information day 2016

Building Confidence: Comfort, function and appearance

Patient information day – prosthetics and orthotics

Saturday 3 December 2016. 10am to 4pm

Venue: Holiday Inn Glasgow – East Kilbride, Glasgow, Scotland, G74 5LA

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Sponsors and exhibitors:

Diamond Sponsor


In HCi Viocare clinic Glasgow, we are dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of people across the ability and activity spectrum. Our leading prosthetic and orthotic services, provided by a highly experienced team of experts, are supported by bespoke holistic rehabilitation programmes, delivered in our new, modern and comfortable facility. We pay much attention to personalized care and services. We never stop strengthening our technological know-how, scientific knowledge and practical expertise, for the benefit of our customers. Visit us

Silver Sponsor

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Rehabskills Ltd delivers consultancy services through the skills and expertise of Sandra Sexton and a network of associates in the field of physical disability rehabilitation. Sandra is a prosthetist/orthotist by background. She currently a consultant with the World Health Organization co-authoring new Standards for Prosthetics and Orthotics.


logo-uk-cmykAllard Support UK Ltd is a subsidiary company of Camp Scandinavia offering the distribution of orthotic products from their range to the United Kingdom and Ireland. Allard UK is also the sole manufacturer of the Boston Brace scoliosis range of products for the UK, Ireland, Europe, Scandinavia and Eastern countries.


Blatchford is a world leading rehabilitation provider with clinical expertise in prosthetics, orthotics, special seating and wheelchairs. We provide clinical services to the NHS & Military in the UK and to private patients both in the UK and internationally. We also design and manufacture the award-winning Endolite range of lower limb prostheses.

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Limb loss and physical trauma can have a devastating impact and can change people’s lives forever. We support individuals of any age, whether they are about to have an amputation; are living with congenital or acquired limb-loss or have suffered loss of limb function. We offer practical, emotional and financial assistance and information to individuals, carers, family members and friends, helping people find their feet in life again. To find out about the support we offer, or to find out how you can get involved with volunteering or fundraising for us, visit


#ISPOWER is a call to action for improved access to Prosthetics & Orthotics care and assistive health technology to help people with impaired mobility contribute fully to society.


Pioneers of advanced technology, our mission is to improve people’s mobility. As a global leader in non-invasive orthopaedics, we have nurtured an innovative mind-set, continuously pushing the boundaries to create the best products and services in the fields of Prosthetic, Osteoarthritis and Injury Solutions.


ProsFit envisions A World where innovation limb wearers a choice of affordable, reliable and desirable prosthetic products and services and its mission is to Leverage technology to enable confident mobility. It is driving a paradigm shift in how prosthetic sockets are specified, manufactured and fitted. Focussing primarily on socket comfort ProsFit’s innovative and proven solution offers a number of advantages over traditional fitting methods, including improved “Time to Comfort” (T2C) and “Cost to Comfort” (C2C).


Scottish Disability Sport (SDS) is the Scottish governing and co-coordinating body of all sports for people of all ages and abilities with a physical, sensory or learning disability. SDS has the vision of developing opportunities and improving performance in disability sport for children, athletes and players with a physical, sensory or learning disability in Scotland and contributing to UK and international initiatives. SDS has published a national strategy which will direct the work of the Association through to 2017 and beyond. SDS has 13 branches covering most of Scotland, reaching from the Highland area in the north to the Scottish Borders and Dumfries and Galloway in the south. SDS has a team of dedicated staff and is enormously proud of the quality and quantity of volunteers and athlete members who play a major part in the running of the Association.


Steeper. Creating the turning points that enhance lives. For almost 100 years, we have broken boundaries in healthcare to create turning points that enhance lives. A technology and innovation specialist across prosthetics, orthotics and assistive technology.

Booking is essential – the number of places are restricted. Morning coffee, a sandwich lunch and afternoon tea is included.

Category 1: Free booking for service users with disabilities and accompanying family, friend or carer.

Category 2: £25 entry fee for other registrants. Please see below for payment via PayPal.

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