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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 BodyGuard™ T Lockbox enables healthcare organisations to take control of medical asset tracking with a smart, safe and cost-effective way to track BodyGuard T and T34 syringe drivers 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

  1. 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.

Innovative laser marking solution ensures traceability of instruments

Surgical Holdings has introduced the NuTrace laser marking system to help hospitals ensure full traceability of surgical instruments in the sterile supply workflow.

MMM: protecting human health

To keep up with the ever-growing demand of state-of-the-art products, MMM's philosophy of growth through innovation plays a critical role in the development of its product range.

Medstor Ireland provides catheter and general storage at the Blackrock clinic

Cardiac catheterisation gives doctors important information about the condition of the heart muscle, valves and blood vessels in patients with cardiac arrhythmia. Expensive and delicate, the catheters used must be stored very carefully. Medstor Ireland recently worked with main contractors David Jordan Architects and Titanium Developments at the Blackrock Clinic in Dublin to provide catheter and general storage for the clinic’s impressive new dedicated electrophysiology (EP) lab.

Importance of disinfectant residual activity

Surface disinfectants are constantly evolving to support hospital staff in their battle against persistent harmful microorganisms and outbreaks. The incorporation of residual activity in surface disinfectants is one such innovation.

Digital surgery platform unveiled

Inovus Medical has unveiled its next-generation Digital Surgery Platform on the opening day of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Annual Scientific Congress, in San Diego California.

New MRI system to aid efficiency

A new MRI system designed to move patients more efficiently through the diagnostic imaging journey, from waiting-room to scan-room to home, has been introduced into the UK healthcare marketplace.

New artificial intelligence tool speeds up diagnosis for thousands of NHS heart patients

A pioneering artificial intelligence (AI) tool which provides a quick and comprehensive analysis of the heart’s function could improve future cardiovascular care by aiding earlier diagnosis and giving more detailed information about the heart’s function.

Venous blood collection range reduces risk of needlestick injury

Non-communicable diseases and disease identification are on the rise, and globally each year over one billion patients have blood collected by venous devices.

Sustainable anaesthesia solution

During an operation, only 5% of anaesthetic gases are absorbed and metabolised by the patient, meaning that 95% of this volatile anaesthetic is expelled into the atmosphere as waste.

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Upcoming Events

Central Sterilising Club - Annual Scientific Meeting 2024

Crowne Plaza at Gerrard’s Cross
15th April 2024 – 16th April 2024

DECON UK 2024

National Conference Centre, Birmingham
17th April 2024

Infection Prevention & Control

National Conference Centre, Birmingham
23rd - 24th April 2024

ESGE Days 2024, Symposium – ‘Elevating Endoscopy: Inspiring Progress and Innovation’

Estrel Congress Center (room 15), Berlin, Germany
25th April 2024, 16:30 – 17:30 CEST

Theatres & Decontamination Conference 2024

Coventry Building Society Arena
16th May 2024

The AfPP Roadshow - Birmingham

Millennium Point, Birmingham
18th May 2024

Access the latest issue of Clinical Services Journal on your mobile device together with an archive of back issues.

Download the FREE Clinical Services Journal app from your device's App store

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