RECENT PRODUCT NEWS

Oxygen recovery  T-piece

Oxygen recovery T-piece

INTERSURGICAL’s new oxygen recovery T-piece with reservoir bag delivers supplementary oxygen to post-operative, spontaneously breathing patients in transport and recovery, while the airway is still in situ.
Modular storage system

Modular storage system

NHS Estates published Health Technical Memorandum 71 (HTM71) offers hospitals guidance on how to optimise their storage practices. It recommends the use of modular storage systems - including special trays, baskets, trolleys and cupboards - to improve workflow, safety and delivery speed between departments.
Contamination safety video

Contamination safety video

CENTRAL MEDICAL SUPPLIES LTD(CMS) has launched a training video for its Swabsafe swab management system.
App-based ultrasound system

App-based ultrasound system

ROYAL PHILIPS has announced that Lumify, a smart device ultrasound solution for use at the point of care, is available in the UK.
Minimise contamination risks

Minimise contamination risks

The Cleanascope Transport & Short Term Storage System is a storage unit for endoscopes and other delicate equipment. It is designed to minimise the risk of direct handling and airborne contaminants.

Contamination safety video

CENTRAL MEDICAL SUPPLIES LTD(CMS) has launched a training video for its Swabsafe swab management system.

Minimise contamination risks

The Cleanascope Transport & Short Term Storage System is a storage unit for endoscopes and other delicate equipment. It is designed to minimise the risk of direct handling and airborne contaminants.
Investigating Schistosomiasis

Investigating Schistosomiasis

Schistosomiasis, a disease that is common in sub-Saharan Africa, is particularly widespread in Madagascar. The Schistosoma mansoni parasite responsible for the disease is linked to fibrotic changes in the liver which can be detected using point-of-care ultrasound. Junior doctor Hannah Russell described how point-of-care ultrasound was put to the test in remote locations during an expedition to study the disease in Malagasy school children.
Complete Decontamination Solutions

Complete Decontamination Solutions

Established UK Autoclave manufacturer LTE Scientific, has teamed up with leading European washer-disinfector manufacturer KEN Hygiene to offer a complete decontamination solution for Sterile Services departments in the UK.
Analyser Enables Earlier Clinical Decision-making in Emergency Paediatrics

Analyser Enables Earlier Clinical Decision-making in Emergency Paediatrics

HORIBA UK Ltd, Medical announces that in a study recently undertaken and published as a case study by the Oxford Academic Health Science Network (AHSN), its Microsemi CRP point-of-care (POC) analyser was found to enable more rapid clinical decision-making, saving time and reducing costs, in emergency paediatric units.

Anti-fog solution

Anti-fog solution laparoscopic surgical procedures often have problems with fogging. Available from CATERHAM SURGICAL, the BATRIK sterile anti-fog solution, GOLFF (Glass or Lens Fog Free), is said to ‘set the standard’.

Arm yourself against hidden adenomas

AmplifEYE is a single-use endoscopic device available from CANTEL UK that is specially designed for gastroenterologists seeking high rates of adenomatous polyp detection.
A hospital consultant’s dependable resource

A hospital consultant’s dependable resource

Point-of-care ultrasound supports Frimley Park Hospital’s anaesthesia and intensive care departments, guiding procedures and providing bedside diagnostics.

More efficient use of space

The NHS Health Technical Memorandum 71 gives us guidance on the design and installation of highly configurable modular storage systems to ensure the efficient delivery and management of healthcare supplies.
Hand wipes aim to address hand hygiene compliance

Hand wipes aim to address hand hygiene compliance

New individually wrapped sachet Hygea Hand Wipes and Sani-Hands Maceratable Wipes from PDI are designed to increase patient hand hygiene compliance.
Positive outcomes for Hybrid-Air support surfaces

Positive outcomes for Hybrid-Air support surfaces

A large scale, single site evaluation based on the clinical benefits and cost-effectiveness of Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare's Hybrid-Air pressure redistributing mattresses in an acute setting has demonstrated a range of positive outcomes, with an overall 81% reduction in patients being prescribed dynamic support surfaces.
Miniaturised surgical robotic instruments

Miniaturised surgical robotic instruments

Medical Microinstruments (MMI), a developer of novel robotic solutions for unmet medical needs, has revealed its robotic platform specifically designed for open microsurgery.
New improved jug from Warwick SASCo

New improved jug from Warwick SASCo

An everyday product that is handled by thousands of medical professionals daily, Warwick SASCo has launched a new low cost, single use 1 litre jug.
New medical messaging app launches at St George’s

New medical messaging app launches at St George’s

St George’s has become the first hospital in the UK to launch a new secure, easy to use messaging app for staff to exchange confidential patient information and photos.
Telemedicine – a new model for pre-hospital ultrasound?

Telemedicine – a new model for pre-hospital ultrasound?

FUJIFILM SonoSite’s M-Turbo point-of-care (POC) ultrasound systems will soon be providing pre-hospital diagnostics across the Scottish Highlands as part of the innovative SatCare trial. This study aims to combine POC ultrasound and advanced communications to enable remote image interpretation and decision making for a range of time-critical conditions.

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