RECENT PRODUCT NEWS

Arab Health to showcase innovative non-opioid pain blocking technology

A ground-breaking non-opioid pain therapy solution that blocks pain for up to 24 hours will be showcased on the ABHI UK pavilion at Arab Health 2020.

Hull hospitals invest in new environmental monitoring systems for operating theatres

Cherwell Laboratories, specialist suppliers of environmental monitoring and process validation solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries, has announced that the Hull University Teaching NHS Trust has purchased three of its SAS Super 180 air samplers. This is for the environmental monitoring of the Trust’s operating theatres in Castle Hill Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary to ensure surgical site cleanliness for infection control purposes.

Advanced image analysis for brain, cancer and stem cell research

The new Olympus Slideview VS200 slide scanner captures high-quality virtual slide images and offers flexibility to empower advanced quantitative image analysis for brain, cancer and stem cell research. Simple to use, its intuitive workflows enable users to start scanning a slide in as few as two clicks

Insight Into the Installation of a New Washer Disinfector

The installation of a new washer disinfector is a major capital investment and carries a number of challenges. Trevor Garcia was Decontamination & Sterile Services Manager, at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust and managed the installation of a new washer disinfector in the Hospital Sterilisation and Decontamination Unit (HSDU) in 2018.

GAMA wins business accolade

Watford-based GAMA Healthcare has been named ‘Large Business of the Year’ for the second year running in the annual Hertfordshire Business Awards.

Real-time monitoring ensures water quality

When a medical diagnostics company required a new water treatment monitoring system to improve its performance calculations and prevent against unnecessary alarm call-outs for staff, Veolia Water Technologies UK (VWT UK) provided the ideal solution.

"One of the Seven Cleaning Wonders of the World"

UVD Robots recently interviewed Paul Clarke, Head of Facilities Management Services at Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board. We asked Paul to give us his opinion on UVD Robots compared with manual UVC systems. Here is what Paul said…

Inventory management solution

Effective insight into the utilisation of products by clinicians and patients can be achieved using the latest realtime point-of-use inventory management solution...

Single-use endoscope range

As Broncoflex is designed for single-use there is no risk of cross contamination. Central Medical Supplies (CMS) is the sole UK distributor for the single-use endoscope range produced by medical device company Axess Vision Technology.

Surface disinfection in healthcare

Diversey’s Oxivir range contains patented Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide (AHP) as the active ingredient, delivering fast-acting, broad-spectrum surface disinfection against a wide range of pathogens.

SC Johnson Professional's Alcohol Free Hand Sanitiser: When to Use

SC Johnson Professional recently launched their widest and most complete range of hand sanitisers yet – with foam, gel and alcohol-free formats. Making different options available to healthcare professionals can help improve hand hygiene compliance through products that people prefer to use, thus potentially having a significant impact on the reduction of Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAIs).

Saint Mary's Hospital Uses Ultrasound in Successful Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) is a paradigm shift in perioperative care, designed to minimise the effects of surgical stress and safely facilitate early discharge. A large body of evidence has demonstrated that this multidisciplinary approach to standardising care of the surgical patient with best practices significantly reduces complications, infection rates, readmissions, costs and length of stay (LOS), and increases patient satisfaction.

Key Surgical Launches New Endoscopy Range

We are excited to announce that Insitumed is now part of the Key Surgical® group of companies.

Joerns Healthcare Bolsters its Active Stand-Aid Offer with the Oxford® Up

Joerns Healthcare’s NEW Oxford Up was previewed at three separate events, earlier this year to include the NAEP and RCOT Conference and Exhibitions in June 2019 as well as the Moving & Handling People Conference in August. The overwhelmingly positive response has exceeded expectations and Joerns fully anticipate the Up becoming a key product within Oxford’s Professional Series.

So You Think You Know About The Risks From Formalin Spills?

Formaldehyde is a colourless, corrosive gas, which has a pungent, irritating odour. When used at 5% solution with water as a disinfectant as it is effective in killing bacteria, fungi and viruses. Formalin, the most commonly used form of formaldehyde in healthcare, is the standard fixative for histological specimens. It is a solution of approximately 4% formaldehyde and water (known as 10% NBF) and is ubiquitous in clinical laboratories, pathology laboratories, and in operating rooms.

Invacare launches Aquatec Ocean VIP Ergo

The new Aquatec Ocean VIP Ergo is a modular shower chair commode which suits a wide range of individuals and their postural needs. Designed to meet the personal care needs of those with complex conditions, this modern shower chair commode specifically addresses postural stability, safety, comfort and ease of use.

The Fluke Simulator Range available from Ultramedic

Fluke Biomedical ProSim Vital Signs Simulators transform physiological simulation by adding multi-parameter functionality (including ECG, SP02, temperature, respiration, NIBP, IBP, cardiac output, and foetal ECG/IUP) in a single patient simulator device, helping you meet your patient monitor testing and medical device quality requirements to ensure patient safety.

EMS-GRIVORY Reusable instead of disposable!

The healthcare sector is a highly interesting, quickly growing market, where EMS is already successfully active today. The focus is on the US American health market which is already the largest healthcare market worldwide showing annual growth of 6.5% and forecast to have a USD 800 billion turnover in 2023.

Hydrogen Peroxide Decontamination from MAT FM – Effective Disinfection of Sensitive Areas

MAT FM is now able to offer hydrogen peroxide decontamination of operating theatres, recovery areas, critical care, sterile services, aseptic suites, cleanrooms and containment laboratories.

Key Surgical UK’s Brush Portfolio has Expanded

At Key Surgical, we aim to support you throughout the whole reprocessing cycle, whether in CSSD or Endoscopy. We have expanded our range of pipe cleaners, general cleaning brushes, instrument cleaning brushes, endoscope brushes, and channel cleaning brushes to cover all your manual cleaning needs.