RECENT PRODUCT NEWS
As hospitals and clinics become more analytical about their purchasing decisions, they are starting to evaluate the total cost of ownership of capital equipment, including portable capital equipment, rather than the initial outlay alone.
Maintaining a rigorous cleaning schedule is essential to keeping patient rooms, operating suites and key equipment clean. Hygiena technologies are used in healthcare globally to help healthcare facilities verify cleanliness procedures and form a fundamental basis for further sterilisation. These technologies include:
If you are responsible for reprocessing medical devices and interested in two hours free CPD, then check out schülke UK’s new online course, based on five articles published in the Clinical Services Journal. All five articles are available online at the schülke learning site, as well as in a reprint booklet which is also available from schülke.
Take control of waterborne bacteria in your hospital.
Xograph Healthcare, part of the Healthcare 21 Group and a leading independent X-ray imaging provider in the UK and Ireland, is now offering the latest version of German mobile surgical C-arm manufacturer Ziehm Imaging’s Vision RFD 3D device.
Infection control specialist DDC Dolphin has scored a UK first by launching 100% natural hygiene wipes that can be flushed, macerated or composted – without harming the planet. DDC Dolphin’s new Hygenex biodegradable wipes are specially designed for hospitals, care homes and domiciliary care work. Their unique composition means they can be disposed of in bedpan washers, macerators, slop hoppers or toilets – without jamming machines or blocking plumbing.
Static Systems Group has introduced a wireless call fob that easily connects to existing wired nurse call systems, giving patients the freedom to move around their room yet still be able to instantly request staff assistance.
The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) is the UK’s leading membership organisation dedicated to theatre practitioners and improving perioperative care. We aim to enhance the quality of care and patient safety by constantly developing and promoting the leading standards for perioperative practice.
ASHBY DE LA ZOUCH, ENGLAND, January 20, 2020 – Global medical technology leader Hillrom (NYSE: HRC) and The UK Sepsis Trust today announced an exclusive, year-long partnership to raise greater awareness of sepsis. Throughout 2020 Hillrom will be working with The UK Sepsis Trust to provide awareness and training to hospitals on how they can use existing technology to help identify deteriorating patients more quickly.
ERAS (Enhanced Recovery after Surgery) programmes use the combination of a multidisciplinary approach with technologies such as ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane (TAP) blocks to reduce opioid use following surgical procedures, speeding patient recovery and reducing costs.
Single Use Surgical, an innovative UK manufacturer of specialist single-use instruments will be returning to exhibit at Arab Health 2020. Their product portfolio boasts one of the widest ranges of premium grade suction devices that are guaranteed sterile to reduce the risk of cross-contamination.
A unique virtual reality training tool that delivers immersive simulations with haptic (sense of touch) technology will be showcased on the ABHI UK Pavilion at Arab Health 2020.
The winter months can be especially harsh on skin. For healthcare professionals, healthy hands are key to carrying out everyday tasks correctly and safely – however, skin care problems are commonly seen in the sector and can be exacerbated during the winter months. Redness, dryness, scaling and cracking have all been reported as symptoms, with skin care provision inadequate or ineffective.
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.
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.
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
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.