RECENT PRODUCT NEWS

Building champions for safer patient care environments

Well-trained and motivated healthcare staff are key to creating an institutional safety climate and reducing healthcare associated infections (HCAIs).

Ultrasound decontamination: from probe to plug

In ultrasound, having one complete decontamination system to treat an entire device anytime, anywhere rapidly and effectively, is crucial.

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.

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.

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BAUN Summer Educational Event – Essential Urology Skills

Crowne Plaza, Newcastle Stephenson Quarter
6th June 2024

The AfPP Roadshow - Exeter

University of Exeter
22nd June 2024

EBME Expo

Coventry Building Society Arena
26th - 27th June 2024

The AfPP Roadshow - Cardiff

TBA, Cardiff
13th July 2024

AfPP Annual Conference 2024

University of Warwick
2nd - 3rd August 2024

The AfPP Roadshow - London

Cavendish Conference Centre, London
14th September 2024