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NHS Improvement on Placement of SpO2 Sensors

NHS Improvement on Inappropriate Placement of SpO2 Sensors

NHS Improvement on Inappropriate Placement of SpO2 Sensors NHS Improvement have recently issued a Patient Safety Alert, citing a risk of harm from inappropriate placement of pulse oximeter/SpO2 probes. You can see the full alert by clicking the following link: NHS Improvement on Inappropriate Placement of SpO2 Sensors We know how inappropriate probe placement will…

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Health Risks with Formalin Spills and How to Protect Staff

Health Risks with Formalin Spills – A Background on the Adverse Effects of Formaldehyde Formaldehyde is a colourless, corrosive gas, which has a pungent, irritating odour.1 When used at 5% solution with water as a disinfectant as it is effective in killing bacteria, fungi and viruses. Formalin, the most commonly used form of formaldehyde in…

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Infusion Therapy Simplified for Nursing and Medical Staff


Infusion Therapy is one of the fundamental disciplines studied during a nurses’ training, pertaining to the accurate measurement of fluid balance, as well as the numerous ways a patient can rapidly lose fluids; all of which must be recorded accurately on the patient’s fluid chart during their hospital journey.   However, it is not always…

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Sterile Tourniquets Prevent Surgical Site Infection

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  HemaClear® is a sterile exsanguination tourniquet that is used during limb surgery to provide a bloodless surgical field. It replaces the pneumatic tourniquet and the Esmarch bandage that have been in routine use for over 100 years. There is an increased risk of Surgical Site Infection (SSI) with non-sterile pneumatic tourniquets, whereas the sterile…

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NICE Medtech Innovation Briefing Supports HemaClear Tourniquet for Bloodless Surgical Field

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NICE MIB Supports HemaClear Tourniquet for Bloodless Surgical Field During Limb Surgery [Click the link above for the full referenced NICE MIB article] Medtech innovation briefing [MIB187] Published date: July 2019 We are pleased to announce that the NICE Medtech Innovation Briefing has been completed and published in July in support of our unique all-in-one HemaClear Tourniquet…

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EBME Expo Registration: 3rd of April 2019 Workshop

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Pentland Medical will be presenting at the EBME EXPO event in Milton Keynes during the 3rd and 4th of April in support of our exciting new device – Monidrop – the low-cost IV infusion monitor. Please register your interest in attending one of our workshops (11am, 1.30pm or 3.30pm) on DAY 1 here! Thank you,…

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Salford Operating Theatres Meeting 14th of February


We are pleased to announce that we will be attending the Salford Operating Theatres Conference this Thursday 14th of February.  At Pentland Medical, we pride ourselves on our product range which offers many unique and patented solutions to the UK Healthcare market. We promote products with an emphasis on offering long term value to Healthcare facilities nationwide. We…

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New AfPP Procurement Guide Features Monidrop IV Infusion Monitor

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Click here for the latest AfPP Procurement Guide, featuring Monidrop The Monidrop® infusion monitor has been designed for use in hospital wards and for home health care. It is a device that helps in the administration of an accurate amount of liquid. Monidrop® thus raises the standard of basic IV therapy, overcoming the inaccuracies associated…

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AfPP Formaldehyde Handling Poll Results 2019


AfPP Formaldehyde Handling Poll Results 2019 We recently conducted a survey on Formaldehyde Handling within NHS Pathalogy labs to gain insight into the potential issue of contamination/health and safety risks for staff working with formalin. To view the questions and percentage-based outcomes of the poll, please click the link below: If you would like further…

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