RECENT PRODUCT NEWS
Environmental cleaning in health and social care environments is a key intervention in infection prevention. By maintaining a clean and sanitary environment, your facility can improve patient satisfaction while reducing the transmission of infections and re-admissions.
Radiometer Ltd, a leading provider of technologically-advanced solutions that simplify and automate all phases of acute care testing, will exhibit its innovative range of point of care solutions on stand 320 at the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) Congress 2019 on 23-25 September at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham, UK.
This month, SC Johnson Professional launch their widest and most complete range of hand sanitisers yet, bringing a complete offering to healthcare professionals. The range includes foam, gel and alcohol free sanitisers, covering the need and preference of all users in varying environments.
thermosept® X-tra is an innovative detergent for the safe and gentle cleaning of medical instruments and accessories.
Mölnlycke is a world-leading medical solutions company. Our purpose is to advance performance in healthcare across the world. That is why we aspire to equip everybody in healthcare with solutions to achieve the best outcomes to enhance performance at every point of care – from the operating room to the home.
Hillrom is a global medical technology leader whose 10,000 employees have a single purpose: enhancing outcomes for patients and their caregivers by advancing connected care. Around the world, our innovations touch over 7 million patients each day.
We help to reduce waiting times by creating additional capacity to see outpatients, provide diagnostic services and treat day cases and inpatients requiring surgery. We specialise in providing consultants who hold substantive NHS consultant posts in most medical and surgical specialities.
Intersurgical are delighted to be showing our full respiratory care range at the Association for Perioperative Practice’s annual conference at the University of York. We will also be demonstrating our oxygen recovery T-piece with reservoir bag and introducing you to our anaesthetic face masks available without a hook ring.
Xodus Medical has a long-standing commitment to continually enhancing patient safety. Driven by a spirit of innovation that compels us to never stop improving products and processes, we incorporate feedback from clinicians to solve problems and meet challenges head on — arriving at solutions that yield superior surgical outcomes and deliver a safer environment for patients and healthcare professionals.
The Pre-Anaesthetic Limb (PAL) Sleeve, reduces manual handling by the Theatre team and allows for a greater wet-skin contact time for antiseptic solutions – leading to a reduced risk of Surgical Site Infection. Furthermore, due to pre-anaesthetic preparation, costly theatre time can be reduced.
Is a lubricant a contaminant or a crucial necessity for maintaining the proper operation of a surgical instrument?
Most instrument manufacturers recommend the use of lubrication to ensure the correct functioning of their surgical instruments and to minimise wear and tear, thus extending the life of the instrument.
Surgical smoke is a significant chemical and biological hazard and has shown to be as mutagenic as cigarette smoke. Electrosurgery units which use high- frequency current to cut and coagulate tissue are the most common at forming surgical smoke plume. One study found that on average the smoke produced daily was equivalent to the amount produced by 27 30 cigarettes.
The Action® range of pressure ulcer prevention products are exclusively available in the UK from Central Medical Supplies Ltd (CMS). Action® uses its unique, patented Akton® viscoelastic polymer for its pressure ulcer prevention products.
Intersurgical’s ClearLite™ is a new range of phthalate- and PVC-free anaesthetic face masks available with or without a hook ring, offering a clear choice to reduce your impact on the environment.
Receiving treatment in hospital can be a stressful experience, especially for children. Medstor has developed a special mobile module cart for children’s wards that uses bright colours and cheerful cartoon-style jungle images to help distract the young patients from the treatment they are receiving, making a potentially difficult time a little easier.
Schülke – experts in infection prevention – have just announced the launch of a new online CPD accredited course, designed in conjunction with the Institute of Decontamination Sciences (IDSc).
HORIBA UK Ltd, Medical announces the go live of the first multi-site installation of its new HELO high throughput fully automated haematology platform within the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. This is enabling efficient and secure cross city haematology working in Cardiff via a single virtual server.
SteriSense® is a reliable and cost efficient Electronic Bowie Dick Test that provides you with verification of critical sterilisation parameters beyond that of chemical indicators. The Bowie Dick test, also referred to as a steam penetration test, is used for daily routine control of steam sterilisers to verify that they perform in accordance with ISO 17665.