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Valve designed to ‘prevent back contamination’

Challis MS says it has designed the Challis Ag+ Sentinel Valve due to ‘a general acceptance’ that most Pseudomonas flare-ups involving taps 'are a direct result of back contamination of the open tap spout by contaminated aerated water droplets'.

‘Perfecting’ surgical site illumination

A new, ‘improved’ Q-Flow surgical light – available in the UK from Bender UK – has been revealed by Merivaara of Finland.

MAT delivers new CL3 laboratory for Kilmarnock hospital

Medical Air Technology (MAT) has designed a scheme for the major refurbishment of an existing laboratory at University Hospital Crosshouse – a large district general hospital near Kilmarnock in south-west Scotland.

‘Advanced’ PACS display launched by Bender

Bender has launched a new, ‘premium’ PACS Console for use in operating theatres and critical care areas, which it says ‘employs proven display technology to deliver superior quality images to clinicians viewing scans, images, and hospital records’.

Soteria Dimension hits the international market

Apollo Fire Detectors, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of fire detection and alarm devices, has launched its range of flush mounted, EN54-7 approved fire detectors to the international market.

Bio-trunking supplied at lightning speed for Plymouth Lighthouse Lab

Marshall-Tufflex’s PowerPoles and Odyssey Bio trunking have been used in the fitting out of the COVID-19 Lighthouse Laboratory in Plymouth, which, when fully operational, will have the capacity to process up to 40,000 COVID-19 tests per day.

Metalline claims to be the first the first UK cladding manufacturer t

Metalline claims to be the first the first UK cladding manufacturer to ‘uniquely offer’ both non-combustible aluminium rainscreen and non-combustible aluminium insulated Spandrel panels, all fully tested and certified to Class A1 rating.

Furniture reminiscent of 1950s and 1960s ‘with a modern twist’

Furniture manufacturer, Knightsbridge, has partnered with designer, Bruce Kenneth (pictured right, with Knightsbridge’s director of Design & Development, Jason Brown), to develop ‘a unique collection of furniture for the healthcare sector'.

Gradus ‘bespoke’ wall protection for Grange University Hospital

Contract interior specialist, Gradus, has designed and installed bespoke wall protection with a printed finish at the new £350 m Grange University Hospital in Llanfrechfa, Cwmbran, in Wales.

Interfurn MD Steve Sweryda steps down

Steve Sweryda (pictured centre) of Interfurn Medical Systems Ltd stepped down from his role as managing director at the end of December 2020, handing over the reins to the company's operations director, Jon Fletcher (pictured far left).

MAT delivers theatres for new Queens’ Hospital treatment centre

Medical Air Technology (MAT) says it is proud to have been part of the team that delivered the new £25 m treatment centre for Queen's Hospital Burton, installing two ultraclean operating theatres as part of the centre’s facilities for orthopaedic sur

Door furniture is ‘antimicrobial to the core’

P-Wave, a specialist supplier of washroom air fresheners and antibacterial products, says its Steri-Core antimicrobial silver ion technology door furniture helps reduce the spread of bacteria and viruses.

Low temperature sterilisation products launched

LTE Scientific, a leading manufacturer and supplier of laboratory and medical equipment, has introduced a range of low temperature sterilisation products to aid the reprocessing of heat-sensitive medical devices and surgical instruments.

Improving air quality in commercial and public buildings

Honeywell has expanded its Healthy Buildings Air Quality offering to help improve and measure indoor air quality with the new Honeywell Electronic Air Cleaners (EACs) with UV Systems (pictured), and a new range of indoor air quality (IAQ) sensors.

Access control system’s new ‘COVID-19 management features’

The latest version of Remsdaq’s EntroWatch access control software for Entro series door controllers, contactless card readers, and keypads includes several new features which the company claims ‘help make buildings COVID-19 secure’.

Developed ‘by porter managers, for porter managers’

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust has recently invested in the MyPorter portering management system to help improve service resilience and patient flow as it heads into ‘the double challenge’ of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and usual winter pressures.

Indoor air purifiers remove ‘even nano-sized particles’

Recently incorporated UK-based company, KSG Health, has begun importing, and can now UK customers, a range of air purification devices from Finnish company, Genano.

Helping Manchester’s Nightingale hospital prevent infections

Infection control specialist, DDC Dolphin, has supplied the NHS Nightingale Hospital North West with several of its Pulpmatic Ultima medical macerators for the safe disposal of pulp bedpans and human waste.

Medstor acts quickly to provide COVID ward storage for Royal London

With a large quantity of consumables required to cater for the influx of patients into the ICUs at London hospitals during the first peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, , Medstor was brought in at very short notice to help the Royal London Hospital.

Tough antibacterial paint used in ‘makeover’ at Royal Gwent Hospital

Clinical and non-clinical areas at across Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport have been were ‘transformed’ in a single day thanks to the quick-drying properties of the Dulux Trade Sterishield range.

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