RECENT PRODUCT NEWS
Sporicide combines high-performance with residual efficacy
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.
Solutions for digestive disease diagnosis
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.
Detect peracetic acid in the workplace
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.
New addition to surgical retractor range
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.
SMART operating theatre technology boosts growth for Brandon
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.
State-of-the-art theatres at Merlin Park Hospital
Two new state-of-the-art operating theatres at Merlin Park University Hospital in Galway equipped by Bender are making a key contribution to restoring full elective orthopaedic procedures at the hospital.
Smoke evacuation system secures place on NHS Welsh framework agreement
A smoke evacuation system developed to keep operating theatres smoke free has successfully won a place on the NHS Welsh framework agreement.
WHO calls for new innovations to tackle antimicrobial resistance crisis
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.
Medical shower filter’s proven efficacy
A new 31-Day Medical Shower Filter from Danish water filtration manufacturer, T-safe, has a compact, ergonomic, and lightweight design.
Single-use, disposable valves
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.
Active safety pen needle for diabetes care
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.
Purpose-built pacing theatre goes live at Countess of Chester Hospital
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.
Eliminating pre-wetted plastic surface disinfection wipes
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.
Improving hand hygiene
Well-trained and motivated healthcare staff are key to creating an institutional safety climate and reducing healthcare associated infections (HCAIs).
Ensuring clean air for healthcare environments
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.
Optimising endoscope decontamination
iM Med has announced the next evolution within Steelco’s broad endoscope washer disinfector range – the Steelco EW1 S Maxi, which combines compliance with ease of use, resulting in an optimum process for endoscope decontamination.
Training platform for decontamination
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.
Portable sinks provide hygienic hand washing facilities
TEAL provides high quality, hot water hand washing sinks, for purchase or for hire, delivering units to site to help to control infection outbreaks.
Gastroenterology testing solution
It is now possible to provide analysis for both calprotectin and pancreatic elastase from the same faecal sample.
Protection products for da Vinci instruments
Protect your expensive instruments during sterilisation, storage, and transportation with a tray designed for easy and secure placements
As the UK’s leading provider of hospital engineering, decontamination and estates & FM training within healthcare, Eastwood Park’s accredited training is delivered to NHS Trusts and private medical organisations not only within the UK but worldwide.
Central Sterilising Club Annual Scientific Meeting
Crowne Plaza, Newcastle Upon Tyne
3rd - 4th April 2023
DECON UK 2023
Hilton Birmingham Metropole
18th April 2023
Infection Prevention and Control 2023
National Conference Centre, Birmingham
25th - 26th April 2023
Oncology Professional Care
ExCeL London E16 1XL
23-24 May 2023
EBME Expo 2023
Judds Lane, Coventry, England, GB, CV6 6
28th - 29th June 2023
AfPP Annual Conference 2023
University of York
10- 13 August 2023
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