New Surface Active Technology with residual efficacy kills C-diff spores in 30 Seconds

Primel has published the results of a new study proving its Active Hand Coating has achieved a high level of sporicidal activity (>4 log > 99.99 % efficacy).

Ondine starts first UK health economics study

Mid Yorkshire Teaching NHS Trust, and Health Innovation Yorkshire and Humber are partnering with the York Health Economics Consortium (YHEC) to evaluate the use of Ondine’s light-activated antimicrobial, Steriwave, to reduce the incidence of surgical site infections (SSIs).

Direct sampling for calprotectin testing

Alpha Laboratories has introduced the latest advancement in faecal calprotectin extraction workflows.

Nitrile single-use examination glove offers high levels of safety

A range of single-use nitrile examination gloves is offering high levels of safety, quality and comfort.

Pressure management range available from Central Medical Supplies

The Action range of pressure ulcer prevention products is exclusively available in the UK from Central Medical Supplies (CMS). CMS has worked with Action for over thirty-five years and to celebrate this lengthy partnership is currently offering discounts on Action products, subject to availability.

New bedpan washer disinfectors prevent infection and cut costs

Advanced new bedpan washer disinfectors from DDC Dolphin will help care homes and hospitals to further improve infection control and cut costs.

Reducing neonatal catheter related bloodstream infections by 20%

A new umbilical catheter, which includes the AgION antimicrobial system – proven to reduce potentially fatal catheter related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs) in pre-term NICU patients – is now being used by a number of NHS Trusts nationwide.

Secure, Efficient, and Innovative: LTE Scientific's Scope-Store Cabinets Redefine Endoscope Storage

As pioneers in laboratory and medical equipment, LTE Scientific comprehends the vital importance of preserving endoscope sterility post-reprocessing. Crafted to surpass industry benchmarks, LTE Scope-Store Cabinets offer extended storage periods of up to 30 days, ensuring a secure and meticulously controlled environment for your reprocessed endoscopes.

New diagnostic method approved for underdiagnosed condition

The use of a blood biomarker test in a new diagnostic approach is offering fresh potential to increase the speed and accessibility of testing for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), in a first-of-its-kind use for the diagnostic tool.

MTX awarded contract for £49 million state-of-the-art diagnostic and imaging centre

The contract to build a £49 million state-of-the-art diagnostic and imaging centre at Frimley Park Hospital has been awarded to Modern Methods of Construction specialist MTX.

Ultimate defence against influenza and respiratory threats

Europe is grappling with a "tridemic" - a surge in influenza, exacerbated by COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses - putting a strain on health systems. In the UK, where flu cases and hospitalisations are rising, officials warn that the peak is yet to come.

Smarter UV disinfection of ultrasound probes

​The UV Smart D45 is transforming ultrasound probe disinfection, offering rapid disinfection with no warm-up time. Automated and traceable, it completes disinfection of ultrasound probes in just 75 seconds.

Accurately track Bodyguard T and T34 syringe drivers with Idox’s Lockbox

Are you facing challenges managing BodyGuard T syringe drivers across your ICS? You're not alone. Given the portability and cost of the devices, valuable time and money are wasted searching for and retrieving devices that have moved throughout the hospital, or lost within the community when they are loaned to patients at home and never returned.

Serchem marks new era with new identity and new faces

Global hygiene and decontamination specialist, Serchem, has marked a record-breaking year with a rebrand and welcomed a new investment team to drive the next stage of international growth.

Autoclave protective gloves and gauntlets

Scilabub has manufactured its range of Autoclave protective gloves and gauntlets in England for almost 40 Years. They offer an effective solution for optimised heat protection for the hands and arms when using autoclaves without restricting performance and mobility.

High fit test pass rates for FFP3 mask range

Listed as a key supplier on the NHS Framework Agreement for PPE, DENPRO can draw upon a wealth of experience and expertise from parent company, Denroy.

Viron 1 is released in UK: A comprehensive resection solution

For the first time, Erbe Medicine offers an effective complete solution for resectoscopy, hysteroscopy and cystoscopy, providing surgeons with a seamless and efficient solution for a range of procedures.

New technology to tackle the challenge of medication rounds in hospitals

The patient medication round is loaded with inefficient processes, which have until now created error, delay and a lack of transparency at the point of medication administration. Now, Omnicell UK & Ireland, a leading provider of medication management solutions, has partnered with Netherlands-based company, Alphatron Medical, to introduce the AMiS-PRO Smart Cart to the UK healthcare market, transforming nurse workflow on the medication round.

Innovia Medical launches oral rotating biopsy punch

Innovia Medical has announced the introduction of the DTR Medical® Oral Rotating Biopsy Punch to its Single-use ENT range. The UK manufactured Oral Rotating Biopsy Punch has been designed specifically for use in oral procedures to obtain a biopsy from the front of mouth, gums, tongue, soft palette, and tonsil area.

FREE product information training videos…

Rocialle Healthcare is providing a new series of product information training videos that demonstrate the application of a selection of Guardian Surgical drapes.

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