Every Second Counts

The SurePulse VS wireless Cap provides fast, accurate neonatal vital signs for care management excellence.

SurePulse VS

Wireless monitoring for newborns

For those caring for newborn babies who need help at birth, SurePulse VS provides wireless monitoring for newborns giving accurate, reliable, and timely information when every second counts.

Accurate neonatal vital signs

Accurate neonatal heart rate numerical display and pulse waveform trace in real-time provides critical information for optimal neonatal care.

Trial SurePulse VS

If you want to learn how SurePulse VS can provide you with accurate neonatal heart rate monitoring, contact us to learn more.

Newborn patient safety

Up to 30% of stethoscope heart rate assessments potentially indicate incorrect interventions. SurePulse VS supports optimal care for newborn babies.
Up to 30% of stethoscope heart rate assessments potentially indicate incorrect interventions
Newborn Quality Improvement

Newborn quality improvement

The touchscreen display records clinical interventions and heart rate information to support and enhance audit, training, clinical governance, and patient safety.

Freedom from wires

If you want to learn how SurePulse VS wireless heart rate monitor offers new opportunities for patient safety and skin-to-skin care, contact us to learn more.

Neonatal research

The SurePulse VS has additional neonatal data recording and output capabilities. This opens up new research opportunities in neonatal physiology and clinical practice.
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SurePulse Family Integrated Care skin-to-skin

Family integrated care

Facilitating family integrated care is a key goal of high-quality neonatal practice. SurePulse VS wireless heart rate monitoring supports enhanced skin-to-skin care, allowing parents to hold and cuddle their baby after birth whilst being monitored.

Research opportunities

If you want to learn more about Clinical or Physiological Research opportunities using SurePulse VS, please contact us.

SurePulse clinical advisory board

SurePulse has assembled a multi-disciplinary clinical advisory board of international experts, including:

Don Sharkey (Neonatologist, Nottingham)

Prof. Don Sharkey
Professor of Neonatal Medicine and Technologies, University of Nottingham, UK.

Kenda Crozier (Midwife, Norwich)

Prof. Kenda Crozier
Professor of Midwifery, University of East Anglia, UK.

Jon Dorling (Neonatologist, Canada

Prof. Jon Dorling
Consultant Neonatologist & Professor of Paediatrics, Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton, UK.

Katie Morris (Obstetrician, Birmingham)

Prof. Katie Morris
Professor in Maternal/Fetal Medicine, University of Birmingham, UK.

Yvonne Hooton

Mrs Yvonne Hooton
Clinical Neonatal Nurse Specialist, UK.

Dr. James Carpenter


James Carpenter has served as CEO of SurePulse Medical since its incorporation in mid-2014, having worked to secure considerable grant funding for early development and trials. He has spent 7 years working in medical device engineering and development, particularly focussed on blood flow analysis in the field of Laser Doppler Blood Flowmetry. More recently his work has been centred on high-reliability heart rate estimation. He holds a PhD in Electronic Engineering from the University of Nottingham.

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Warwick Adams

Non-Executive Director

Warwick Adams has 30 years of experience in the design and manufacture of electronic equipment both in the commercial and medical arena. He started in electronics within the Medical Physics department at the Queens Medical Centre Nottingham and then formed his own business in 1982 designing and manufacturing medical and commercial electronics and systems. Warwick has founded a number of businesses and holds a board position in many of these companies a number of which are certified to ISO 13485. Warwick has also been involved in a number of successful applications and grants for Innovate UK projects with Nottingham University.

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Bill Allan


Bill has a strong international track-record of focussed, profitable sales growth and of developing high performance teams through small and large scale organisational development. For the past 10 years, Bill has led and transitioned 2 small Medical Device companies to sale and integration, and is a non-executive Board Member for a number of Medical Technology companies.

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Matthew Butler

Electronics Engineer

Matthew Butler is an experienced electronics and software engineer. He has designed electronics solutions for international companies, and is bewilderingly fluent in a variety of software languages. He holds a PhD degree in electronic engineering.

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Prof. Barrie Hayes-Gill

Research Director

Professor Barrie Hayes-Gill has over 30 years of expertise in medical electronic devices and has considerable experience of taking devices into the clinic including co-founding Monica Healthcare Ltd that has fully commercialised a fetal heart rate monitor. He has taken several devices through regulatory approvals in the EU (CE) and USA (FDA). He has managed and delivered a number of projects that have underpinned SurePulse's development.

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Quentin Hayes

Commercial Manager

Quentin has over 25 years’ experience in pharmaceuticals, medical devices and healthcare services in the private sector and the NHS. His leadership roles include Sales, Marketing, Market Access, Clinical Research, Governance, Operational and Executive Management. He has Project Leadership expertise in Change Management, Business/Process improvement, and Contract Management.

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Yvonne Hooton

Clinical Specialist

Yvonne is our Clinical Specialist who has worked at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust for 30 years, she is a Registered General Nurse/Registered Sick Children's Nurse with a BSC in Health Studies. She has extensive experience in Neonatal care having worked as a Neonatal Sister, Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner and Children's Clinical Research Nurse working on obstetric, paediatric and neonatal studies.

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Russell Hoyle

Non-Executive Director

Russell Hoyle runs an independent business consultancy advising small and medium sized companies on their strategic development opportunities. As well as being a Non-Executive Director of SurePulse Medical Ltd, he is a Special Partner with private equity firm Vitruvian Partners LLP, and Chairman of UK based electronics manufacturer Tioga Ltd. He is a Board member of the Responsible Gambling Strategy Board, which advises Government and Regulators on policy in relation to research, education and treatment for problem gamblers. Until mid-2010, he was Chairman of Inspired Gaming Group plc, an AIM listed technology provider to the land based gaming market.

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Dr Damon McCartney

Principal Engineer

Dr Damon McCartney is an experienced product development manager, and is responsible for all engineering aspects of the company’s products. He has spent several years working in start-ups in a variety of industries. He holds a PhD in electronic engineering.

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Dr Son Nguyen

Electronics Engineer

Son Nguyen has experience in building products to medical device quality standards (e.g. BS EN 60601-1) having spent a number of years designing skin impedance tracking systems. He graduated with a PhD in electronic engineering from the University of Nottingham in 2016.

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Khoa Pham


Khoa Pham is our company administrator and literally holds everything together! She has a number of degrees and experience in administration and book-keeping.

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Catherine Procter

Software Engineer

Catherine is a highly experienced software engineer responsible for developing and testing embedded code for our medical devices. She has held positions in multiple reliability-critical industries. She holds a Masters Degree in Reliable Embedded Systems.

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Dr Don Sharkey

Clinical Director

Dr Don Sharkey is Professor of Neonatal Medicine and Technologies, University of Nottingham, and honorary consultant neonatologist at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. He has overseen previous published newborn baby trials in both the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and delivery room.

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Faye Griffin

Product Manager

Faye has over thirteen years’ experience in medical device Product Management, most recently in the wireless vital signs monitoring market. She obtained her marketing qualification through the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Product Management expertise through Pragmatic Marketing programmes.

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