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Balancing care with minimal intrusion

Balancing care with minimal intrusion

Intercall says its Touch series ‘builds on the success of the best-selling Intercall 600 and 700 Series’.
Aid Call to the rescue

Aid Call to the rescue

Aid Call has supplied one of its nurse call systems to St Oswald’s Hospice, three miles outside Newcastle City Centre, after a lightning strike in 2015 unexpectedly hit the facility, causing unavoidable failure to all the electrics and the nurse call system.
Improving the information available to nurses

Improving the information available to nurses

Global nurse call and clinical workflow solutions manufacturer, Austco Communication Systems, describes its flagship solution, Tacera, as ‘an integrated IP-based critical communication system that delivers safety solutions for patients’.
‘How to save thousands’

‘How to save thousands’

How many patient handsets do you have to replace annually, how long do you have to wait for your supplier to provide replacements, and how many hours do those beds lay empty – perpetually alarming – as a result?
Time and cost savings guaranteed

Time and cost savings guaranteed

Courtney Thorne says its ‘future-proof’ Altra Health SMART wireless nurse call solution, designed to meet HTM 08-03 guidelines, and with a three-year warranty as standard, ‘doesn’t just look smart, but can also wirelessly integrate with different devices and applications used throughout hospitals’.
Addressing the perils of stagnant water in healthcare

Addressing the perils of stagnant water in healthcare

Heating, cooling, plumbing, and infrastructure specialist, Uponor’s new CIBSE-approved CPD, ‘Systems for Water Hygiene’, aimed at mechanical design engineers and plumbing installers, highlights the risk of Legionella on the plumbing network, advising on best practice installation layouts and new technology, with a focus on ‘the perils of stagnant water on the network’.
Taking tank management to the next level

Taking tank management to the next level

Keraflo has introduced a Servo Ceramic Valve to its ‘market-leading’ cold water storage tank monitoring system, Tanktronic.
A 21st century ‘pollution solution’

A 21st century ‘pollution solution’

A new ‘pollution-absorbing paint technology’ that comes in the form of a paint or clear coating, can be applied internally and externally to buildings, is said by the Swiss company behind it to be ‘easy-to-use and scientifically proven’, and which ‘turns walls and surfaces into a natural air purifier’, is now available in the UK.
Slip-resistant safety flooring

Slip-resistant safety flooring

Vinyl flooring specialist, Polyflor, says its new Polysafe Quattro safety flooring offers barefoot and shod sustainable wet slip resistance with a stud-free finish for enhanced comfort underfoot.
‘Easy installation’ door guard

‘Easy installation’ door guard

Intastop, which claims to have introduced the original aluminium door edge guard to the UK market, has added a 10 mm PVC-u Door Edge Guard version to its extensive range, reportedly the largest in the UK.
Auto-aligning ‘one-minute’ smoke detector

Auto-aligning ‘one-minute’ smoke detector

Fire detection solutions specialist, FEE, has launched what is said to be the industry’s first one minute auto-aligning smoke beam detector, Fireray One, which it says ‘promises to make advanced smoke detection more accessible and easier to install’.
Blast protection for people and property

Blast protection for people and property

With terrorist threats ‘ever-present and increasing’, the JLC Group has developed its own-design and manufactured blast enhanced sliding door systems, which are 30% larger than other comparable systems, for higher traffic levels.
New ‘HealthCare’ brochure from Teal

New ‘HealthCare’ brochure from Teal

Award-winning healthcare solutions provider, Teal, has launched a new ‘Solutions for HealthCare’ brochure detailing ‘new, class-leading products which help to transform clinical environments, and create bright, contemporary spaces that complement the latest healthcare interiors’.
Air intake screens protect HVAC equipment against airborne debris

Air intake screens protect HVAC equipment against airborne debris

Keen to protect its HVAC equipment from airborne debris and maintain its efficiency, the Central Middlesex Hospital sought a solution for 28 locations adjacent to London’s A40.
Turnkey orthopaedic theatre solution

Turnkey orthopaedic theatre solution

When Harrogate District Hospital, managed by Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust, wanted to completely refurbish and upgrade another of its operating theatres for orthopaedic surgery, Medical Air Technology (MAT) presented a total turnkey solution that it says ‘combined competitive pricing with a world-class ultraclean ventilation (UCV) system and accompanying equipment package’.

Shower cleaning system ‘scientifically proven to kill 99 per cent of bacteria’

Nationwide Legionella compliance company, W.E.T (Water Environmental Treatment), has developed and launched what is describes as ‘an innovative shower cleaning system’ which it says ‘is scientifically proven to kill 99.9% of bacteria’ following investment at its Midlands production facility Its Hygiene 20 Shower Management system provides clients with a professional and efficient ‘collect, clean and return’ service, which W.E.T claims ‘is helping achieve compliance in a more effective way than any known process available today’.
Critical ventilation systems for the safe handling of dangerous pathogens

Critical ventilation systems for the safe handling of dangerous pathogens

“Containment laboratories must be designed and built so as to prevent or control the exposure of laboratory workers, other persons and the environment to the biological agent in use.” Medical Research Council: Standards for Containment Level 3 Facilities

'Reliable protection and maximum flexibility'

Assa Abloy says its new eCLIQ electronic locking system offers users’ reliable protection and maximum flexibility for a wide range of buildings and facilities’. Featuring a ‘pioneering’ chip and 128-bit AES encryption, the system has been developed to offer high security and resistance to electronic attack. Its ‘proven technology and advanced microelectronics’ ensure quick and secure communication between lock and key, while the eCLIQ cylinders and programmable keys are reportedly ‘robust enough to withstand the harshest weather conditions’.
Company’s foundation for digitising FM

Company’s foundation for digitising FM

Churchill Services describes its new compliance software platform, ‘CATI’ (Compliance Assurances through Insight), as the initial foundation for its vision to ‘digitise FM’. The company said: “Our first ‘SaaS-based’ digital solution has been developed specifically for the built environment to simplify and redefine FM compliance management. CATI’s dashboard presents unparalleled visibility of an organisation’s entire property portfolio – illustrating the status of all 33 common statutory compliance obligations within a building.
Hitting back at HAIs

Hitting back at HAIs

Due to the use of antibiotics, health care acquired infections (HCAIs) are more resistant than ever, placing renewed emphasis on hand hygiene.

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