RECENT PRODUCT NEWS
Whole blood critical care analyser produces rapid results
Prime Plus, from Nova Biomedical, is a comprehensive, whole blood critical care analyser that offers blood gases, electrolytes, metabolites, CO-Oximetry, and 34 calculated results, in a simple, compact device.
Launch of new and improved wet wipe range
Conti has been a market leader in personal hygiene solutions for over 40 years, and now the new and improved Conti Wet Wipes range is coming to market for June 2023.
New high-impact app for operating theatre teams
The operating theatre represents a complex environment where multiple team processes interact every day to achieve a highly coordinated and consistent outcome. Successful teamwide interactions, in turn, are underpinned by reliable information sharing and easy access to curated up-to-date resources. With the right systems in place to deliver the right information to the right people, surgical and perioperative teams are aligned and empowered to perform at their highest level.
Reinventing surgical instruments for all
The award-winning design of Aesculap® SQ.line® orthopaedic instruments considers the needs of both surgeons and Sterile Services Departments (SSDs).
Automated test for levels of BNP
Randox has released an automated test for levels of BNP, which is a protein made by your heart and blood vessels. Elevated levels of BNP are indicative of several comorbid conditions such as Congestive Heart Failure, Coronary Heart Disease, Atrial Fibrillation, Chronic Renal Failure and Chronic Respiratory Disease. It has additionally been shown to be associated with ischaemic stroke and pre-eclampsia.
Closing the medication administration loop
Every year in the UK, there are 273 million medication errors costing the healthcare system a staggering £98 million. The pressure of providing quality care is now at an all-time high, with record levels of bed occupancy and patient workloads in the NHS. Clinical teams are over-stretched with tasks.
World Clinical Trials Day signals rebrand for Cheshire healthcare business
EMS Healthcare, the UK’s largest mobile clinical research partner, has unveiled a new look, courtesy of a refreshed visual identity and new website designed to reflect the company’s ambitions.
Improving patients' hand hygiene
Improving patient hand hygiene has been shown to reduce the transmission of MRSA and respiratory viruses. Encouraging hand sanitisation twice a day for patients and their relatives reduced MRSA infections by 51% (Gagné et al, JHI, 2007). Cheng et al (JHI, 2007) showed similar results: where patients sanitised their hands every 4 hours to prevent respiratory virus infection outbreaks.
Upgraded hand wipe range proven to kill 99.999% of bacteria
In a world where maintaining hygiene has become more crucial than ever, PDI International has announced it has upgraded its range of Hygea hand wipes.
Next generation of hand disinfection
With hand hygiene high on the agenda on World Hand Hygiene Day, the focus is on solutions that combine enhanced efficacy with proven skin care for hand disinfection.
Catheter saves NHS over £75k in one Trust alone
A catheter device is transforming patient care and has delivered a significant saving to the NHS, based on a study by Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Manage waste medicines: easily, safely, effectively
All Schedule 2, 3 and 4 (Part 1) controlled drugs, as defined by the Misuse of Drugs Act 2001, must be denatured and rendered irretrievable before disposal to protect patients, staff and communities. The Safer Options range of innovative drug denaturing kits helps hospitals, pharmacies, hospices, care homes and other healthcare providers to safely manage waste medicines and comply with this legislation.
App turns mobile phone into a clinical grade scanner
An innovative testing app that turns a mobile phone into a clinical grade scanner and is supporting NHS Trusts to “save money, time and lives” has been rolled out at a London NHS hospital and made available for all NHS Trusts in the UK.
New mobile decontamination unit for Scottish NHS Trust
EMS Healthcare has announced that it will be supporting Borders General Hospital in Melrose, Scotland, with a mobile decontamination unit.
Empower staff to locate and manage medical equipment more efficiently
Idox’s T34 Lockbox enables healthcare organisations to take control of medical asset tracking with a smart, safe and cost-effective way to track T34s inside and outside the hospital.
New instrument design brings benefits for reprocessing
Every day, healthcare facilities' sterile services departments handle thousands of reusable surgical instruments and devices. Instrument design can add complexity to reprocessing work – instruments with non-observable joints and narrow gaps make inspection difficult and increase the cleaning time. Inadequately reprocessed instruments can also lead to rework, delays, and increased stress.
New premium video processor and endoscope series now launched
PENTAX Medical, a division of HOYA Group, has launched its two newest innovations: the PENTAX Medical INSPIRA premium video processor, and the i20c video endoscope series.
B. Braun addresses ergonomic issues in surgery
B. Braun is rethinking and reinventing surgical instrumentation, working closely with current and next-generation surgeons to create instruments that ‘fit’ for today’s workforce, delivering improved ergonomics and easier reprocessing.
Merivaara Q-Flow now available in three variants for ease of specification
The award-winning Merivaara Q-Flow range of LED operating lights is now available in three model variants to make specification simpler for new build theatre projects or upgrades.
Autoclave protective gloves and gauntlets
Scilabub has manufactured its range of Autoclave protective gloves and gauntlets in England for almost 40 Years. They offer an effective solution for optimised heat protection for the hands and arms when using autoclaves without restricting performance and mobility.
Founded in Sheffield during 1932, Swann-Morton have become a world leader in the manufacture of surgical blades, scalpels and handles. It is a name respected globally for quality, precision, consistency and reliability and recognised for combining traditional blade making skills with the latest technology.
Continence Care and Tissue Viability Conference
Grand Station Wolverhampton
21 June 2023
Hygiene and sustainability in endoscopy: finding the balance
Thursday 22nd June 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
MEDICA - Leading International Trade Fair
Schadowstraße 49, 40212 Düsseldorf, Germany
13- 16 November 2023
Excel Centre London
14 - 15 November 2023
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