RECENT PRODUCT NEWS

‘Complete package’ for apprenticeships

‘Complete package’ for apprenticeships

Mitie says its recent success at the National Apprenticeship Awards 2016, where the strategic outsourcing and FM company was announced ‘Macro Employer of the Year’, would not have been possible without the help of its training partner, Jigsaw Training.

Courses aim to ‘multi-skill’ staff

PPL Training, ‘a leading, national training course provider’, has delivered training to the healthcare estates sector since 2011, with its courses ‘designed to assist in meeting the key competency requirements of the Health Technical Memoranda’.
Training part of BOC’s ‘end-to-end service’

Training part of BOC’s ‘end-to-end service’

BOC Healthcare is a BTEC-accredited training centre, delivering a range of courses that enable healthcare staff to comply with current codes of practice and legislative requirements.
Combating the risks of confined spaces

Combating the risks of confined spaces

Develop Training warns that, all too frequently, incidents within confined spaces result in fatalities.
Tuition offers ‘hands-on experience’

Tuition offers ‘hands-on experience’

Recognising the need for more intensive training this year, Eastwood Park has introduced several new courses on its recently published 2017-18 training calendar.

Training ‘encourages a safety culture’

MGPS Services says it is ‘well-known in the NHS and overseas’ for its independent approach to delivering high quality courses in medical gas system management and operation in a healthcare environment; its courses are ‘designed to encourage a safety culture, with patient safety at its heart’
One-day course responds to HTM demands

One-day course responds to HTM demands

mmerse Training has responded to the release of the latest review of HTM 04-01: Safe water in healthcare premises, with a new one-day City & Guilds-accredited training course to address the DH requirement for all individuals working with healthcare water systems to undergo water hygiene training.
Maintaining Clean Air Conditions

Maintaining Clean Air Conditions

We breathe dirty air in – and out – all the time. Pollution and contamination can come from a variety of sources, including ourselves: the outer layer of human skin can host up to 1 million microorganisms per square cm and human saliva up to 1 billion per mL.
What skills need brushing up?

What skills need brushing up?

Refresher training is exactly that – designed to support all those working on ‘live’ medical gas pipeline systems in staying up to date with the latest best practice, says Eastwood Park, which delivers refreshers for Competent and Authorised Persons in line with HTM 02-01 guidance.

Automatic changeover manifold’s ‘lower costs’ and ‘superior quality’

Pneumatech Medical Gas Solutions (PMGS) says its new Automatic Changeover Medical Manifold – the PureGAS – incorporates a ‘state-of-theart’ control system, and offers reduced installation costs, and ‘outstanding performance, superior quality, and lower total ownership costs’.
From plant room to patient

From plant room to patient

Precision UK designs, manufactures, and supplies medical gas pipeline equipment, and claims to the only truly British company accredited to ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and Medical Devices Directive 93/42/EEC, offering ‘the complete range of medical gas pipeline equipment’, fully CE marked and UKmanufactured in its own factory.
Saving time in emergency response

Saving time in emergency response

BeaconMedæs says its TotalAlert Infinity Medical Gas Notification System – designed as a ‘truly global solution’ to handle any standard and language – is the first monitoring device to offer customised alerts and action plans, ‘taking the confusion out of emergency response’.
Enhancing and Upgrading At Barnet Hospital

Enhancing and Upgrading At Barnet Hospital

Medical Air Technology (MAT) has come to the end of a major project at Barnet Hospital, which has seen the complete refurbishment of its five main operating theatres, and the refurbishment and remodelling of a day surgery unit.
Create Bespoke Healthcare Interiors with Acrovyn by Design

Create Bespoke Healthcare Interiors with Acrovyn by Design

The positive effects of a comfortable and welcoming healthcare environment on patients’ wellbeing and recovery times have been known for some time.
Professional lighting for professional healthcare

Professional lighting for professional healthcare

Croft Medical Centre is a modern GP practice in Chelmsley Wood by Birmingham. It is proof that a little attention to lighting design can go a long way towards a professional and comfortable ambiance in a medical practice.

Handwashing vital to combat norovirus

Teal Patents says that with the winter bringing news of hospital ward closures due to outbreaks of norovirus, it is time for a renewed focus on hand hygiene

Thorough macerator disinfection ensured

Haigh is now using products from TECcare – a leading supplier of antimicrobial products – in a system proven in scientific testing to thoroughly disinfect its macerators, initially in its new generation Quattro.

Instant numerical measurement

Hospitals are seeing the benefits of using the SystemSURE Plus ATP system to monitor and verify cleaning – in areas ranging from Sterile Services departments to endoscopy units, theatres, wards, cleanrooms, and catering areas.

Remote monitoring system for hard-to-reach places

Undertaking ACoP L8 tests on hardto-reach temperature points can be costly and problematic for engineers equipped only with conventional temperature probes, leading a number of hospitals to switch to remote monitoring.
Fully validated bio decontamination system

Fully validated bio decontamination system

Howorth Air Technology offers a fully validated bio-decontamination system to reduce the spread of healthcareassociated infections (HAIs) in locations ranging from safety cabinets to hospital operating theatres.

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8th - 9th October 2019

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