RECENT PRODUCT NEWS
JET PRO, from TRISTEL, combines chlorine dioxide’s sporicidal power with residual efficacy. The product delivers a sporicidal foam that continues to kill bacteria and enveloped viruses for up to eight hours after just one application with any spreader – even sustainable, plastic-free wipes.
BIOHIT HealthCare has announced the launch of its new website, designed to reflect the company’s vision, mission and values, while making it easier than ever for customers and partners to find the information they need. Visitors to the site can now quickly navigate to the disease area or products of interest, and there is also a resource section to provide rapid access to brochures, webinars, case studies and blogs.
Peracetic acid is a hazardous chemical — when used as a disinfectant in endoscopy, accidental spillages can produce gas vapour that is hazardous with acute exposure. Workers who exceed exposure limits can experience eye irritation and damage, breathing issues, skin irritations and potential fluid build-up in the lungs.
JUNE MEDICAL now offers 5 mm Semi-Blunt hooks for its Galaxy II range of surgical retractors. Offering the perfect balance between the existing razor sharp and precise Sharp hook and the more forgiving Blunt hook, the new atraumatic Semi-Blunt combines a reliable hold with less sharp penetration, staying where it is placed and allowing higher loads under more tension.
Brandon Medical, a British designer, manufacturer and exporter of medical technology, reports that its ‘black box’ innovation for SMART* operating theatres has helped deliver double-digit growth in UK revenues.
A smoke evacuation system developed to keep operating theatres smoke free has successfully won a place on the NHS Welsh framework agreement.
The World Health Organization (WHO) says that new innovations are needed to ensure that global healthcare systems can effectively respond to the increasing threat of multi-drug resistant infections.
The change to single-use valves and single-use accessories has been on the horizon in endoscopy decontamination for the past few years, especially with the challenges of track and trace and new communicable viruses. This has led to hospital Trusts and their infection control teams investigating the options of single-use consumables.
Owen Mumford has announced that its next generation safety pen needle will join the Unifine brand as Unifine SafeControl, to complement its comprehensive offering of diabetes care products. The move to consolidate SafeControl under the Unifine diabetes care name will strengthen the organisation’s position as an innovator in this space.
Cardiac rhythm management and bradycardia pacemaker implantation services have been enhanced for patients at the Countess of Chester Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust following the installation of a new Alphenix Sky ceiling-mounted C-arm.
Are you looking to reduce single-use plastics in your surface disinfection protocol? Tristel suggest that Trusts can start by eliminating pre-wetted plastic wipes.
AIRQON from INIVOS offers a range of easy to use, effective solutions that filter and decontaminate the air, ideal for use in hospitals and other clinical environments as well as homes and businesses, without the requirement of any complex user training.
The ISOPHARM iLearn training platform provides much needed accredited CPD courses for staff working in Sterile Services and Endoscope Decontamination, encompassing topics to cover all aspects of decontamination, accessible via an annual subscription, online 24/7 which allows them to regularly refresh their knowledge.
TEAL provides high quality, hot water hand washing sinks, for purchase or for hire, delivering units to site to help to control infection outbreaks.