National Joint Registry for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man
Established in 2002, the NJR monitors the performance of hip, knee, ankle, elbow and shoulder joint replacements to improve clinical outcomes for the benefit of patients, clinicians and industry. The registry collects relevant, high quality data in order to provide quality, robust evidence to support decision-making in regard to patient safety, standards in quality of care and overall cost effectiveness in joint replacement surgery. It also supports and enables research to maximise the value of the information it holds, now over 2 million records, and collaborates internationally to foster greater knowledge and understanding. Find out more at www.njrcentre.org.uk.
Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI)
ABHI is the leading medical technology industry association in
the UK. We are a community of over 250 members, from small UK businesses to
large multi-national companies. We champion the use of safe and effective
medical devices. The work of our members improves the health of the nation and
the efficiency of the NHS.
European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)
Representing a growing community of over 16,000 surgical oncologists worldwide, the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO) ensures the highest possible standard of surgical treatment to European cancer patients. Through its high-level annual Congress (ESSO 36 on 14-16 September 2016, Krakow; ESSO 37 on 27-01-17 in Amsterdam) and its widely recognised educational activities – including courses, meet-the-expert webinars, fellowships, quality assurance projects and its scientific journal EJSO - the Journal of Cancer Surgery – ESSO shares state-of-the-art knowledge and expertise since more than 35 years, to foster progress in surgical oncology and contribute to the continuous improvement of cancer treatment quality, accessibility and innovation.