Non-injectable Arterial Connector

Innovation Type: Medical Device

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Innovation Origin: NHS England's ITT

A medical device enhancing safety and care for patients requiring an arterial line in operating theatres and intensive care

The Non-Injectable Arterial Connector (NIC) is a low-cost, simple device that stops wrong-route drug administraiton, reduces arterial line-related infrections, and prevents blood loss during sampling. 

The NIC is a needle free arterial connector which includes a one-way valve that will allow normal clinical duties to be performed with the added safety of preventing administration of medication into an arterial line.


For more information, please visit: https://wessexahsn.org.uk/projects/147/arterial-connecting-systems-to-reduce-bacterial-contamination-and-the-accidental-administration-of-medication


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