Ingenica Solutions 360 IM: improving inventory management during the Covid 19 outbreak

Whilst we all face this crisis together, Ingenica Solutions continues to play a prominent role in reshaping and supporting the healthcare supply chain and procurement landscape. The coronavirus pandemic is severely impacting inventory management in the NHS, particularly those hospitals without innovative systems in place to help them, and especially for PPE equipment.

The Science of Safe Surfaces

Effective surface disinfection has never had a more crucial part to play in helping keep hospitals safe for both staff and patients. It is well documented that human coronaviruses can survive for days on inanimate objects.

Mediplus Capnomask™. Fast, reliable anaesthesia monitoring

Through medical device innovation we improve patient care. We do so by working with global health care professionals to develop new and innovative, patient centric, medical devices that benefit patients and health providers.

The NEW intelligent and space-saving washer disinfector solution for the CSSD

In the planning of a sterile services whether that be in preparation for replacement of existing equipment or the design of a new facility, it presents certain challenges of maximising the given space for key equipment within the department.

Versatile operating tables

The new Smarter Practico is designed to improve ergonomics and increase the range of posture possibilities for clinical teams positioning patients during surgery. With three different models to choose from, these tables push the boundaries of operating table height, enhancing comfort of the whole surgical team.

The science of safe surfaces - mikrozid® for surface disinfection against COVID-19

Surface cleaning has never been more critical than in the current COVID-19 pandemic. Public Health England advised in April 2020 that ‘There is evidence from other coronaviruses of the potential for widespread contamination of patient rooms or environments, so effective cleaning and decontamination is vital.’

Ensure safe human waste management with Vernacare

For more than 50 years, Vernacare has been providing solutions that help to reduce the risk of cross infection to patients and healthcare professionals. Following the recent covid-19 outbreak, ensuring safe human waste management has never been more crucial and Vernacare has been supplying essential products such as disposable pulp containers and hospital macerators to help the fight against coronavirus.

NHS Supply Chain Framework Lists Bender UK Clinical Products

Bender UK clinical solutions are now available to purchase on the NHS Supply Chain framework. The new framework started on 14 April 2020 and will run for a minimum of 23 months. It offers an effective route to market for clinical technologies, at highly competitive prices, to provide a whole theatre solution for clinical Procurement, EBME and Capital Projects teams.

Brandon Medical sources ventilators for NHS Nightingale Hospital

Brandon Medical is a UK manufacturer, supplier, and installer of reliable examination lights suitable for emergency hospitals, minor surgical lighting, intensive care support systems, and other essential medical equipment, ‘which may be of great use in quickly scaling ITU and critical care services’.

The challenges of FFP2 mask shortages and a temporary solution by LTE Scientific

Due to the unprecedented challenges the health and life science sectors are currently facing with PPE shortages, LTE have been working diligently with their partners to source alternate solutions to help keep staff and patients safe. By working with their Spanish partners Matachana, LTE have announced a method of decontamination which could ease the excessive shortages of FFP2 masks in the UK.

Dräger’s Clinical Application Specialists support hospital teams during the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

In a very short period the clinical environment has changed radically to address the challenges brought with the Covid-19 pandemic. Large numbers of staff are being up-skilled to manage the growing number of ventilated patients, many of whom could potentially be treated outside of an Intensive Care Unit.

Mediplus Peripheral IV Connectors. Safer, more efficient drug delivery.

Through medical device innovation we improve patient care. We do so by working with global health care professionals to develop new and innovative, patient centric, medical devices that benefit patients and health providers.

Reprocessing of PPE in-house or out sourced with Andersen EO Sterilisers

Andersen Sterilisers have been providing sterilisation solutions for over 45 years in UK. Our Ethylene Oxide (EO) sterilisers provide gentle low temperature sterilisation solutions; EO has long been noted for its broad material compatibility. The outbreak of Covid-19 has prompted renewed interest in EO sterilisers and sterilisation services.

BIOGEN DUO – The mobile decontamination system that’s safe, effective and convenient

Surface contamination has been implicated in the transmission of certain viruses, including coronavirus, and surface decontamination as an effective measure to interrupt the spread of these agents.

Healthcare communications tech specialist, Static Systems Group, plays its part in the fight against Covid-19

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting increase in demand for its nurse call systems, healthcare communications and bedhead services specialist, Static Systems Group (SSG), has boosted production capacity at its manufacturing base near Wolverhampton in the West Midlands, as well as investing in the rapid development of an off-the-shelf ‘wired’ nurse call solution.

Appeel® Sterile Medical Adhesive Remover – safeguarding patients against medical adhesive- related skin injuries (MARSIs)

Medical adhesive-related skin injuries (MARSIs) can inhibit accurate diagnosis and care in vulnerable patients, occurring most frequently following the removal of medical adhesive products or devices such as tapes, wound dressings, electrodes, medication patches and wound closure strips.

AI used to enhance routine cardiac CT image reconstruction & reporting at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust in UK first

The first UK NHS hospital installation of Advanced intelligent Clear-IQ Engine (AiCE), a deep learning reconstruction Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithm, is now live at Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey. It is integrated into an Aquilion ONE GENESIS Edition CT scanner from Canon Medical Systems UK and being used to improve the reconstruction and reporting of vascular cases by radiologists.

SleepAngel® Pillow - An Effective Barrier To Coronavirus

Hospital bedding has an important, and often overlooked, role to play in infection control. The SleepAngel® pillow - available from Central Medical Supplies - can help reduce the risk of infection and has been tested against Human Coronavirus 229E, which includes COVID-19.

COVID-19 & ATP Cleaning Verification

Hygiena™ has been closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and the implications it has for our employees, customers and communities. During this time we have received a multitude of questions regarding our solutions as they pertain to the situation.

Bender UK offers portable Merivaara operating trolleys for emergency use

The RAPIDO™ mobile operating trolley is now available from Bender UK. This multifunctional portable trolley or table is produced by Merivaara of Finland, who have stepped up production to cope with increased demand as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.