The Problem of PPE Provisions — What’s The Solution?


It’s hard to escape the endless news cycle on the lack of PPE for frontline healthcare staff in hospitals and social care settings across the country. While supply chains are part of the problem, there are also challenges with the PPE itself as explained in Part One of our NHS blog series, challenges that largely…

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Managing our incredible biodiversity in the face of enormous challenges!

environmental impact

The delicate interwoven reliance of our environment has never previously experienced the combined pressure of exploding human population and climatic change. Planet Earth is habitable and human life possible by our biodiversity providing oxygen, food and water. Further human demands for natural materials that provide us with energy and materials for the modern lifestyle are…

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Alternative to N95 Face Masks for Frontline NHS Staff

Learn more about Virimask in comparison to different face masks and the varying levels of protection they provide at our free webinar on Wednesday the 23rd of September at 10 am UK time. You can register by clicking here. Virimask – The New Full Face Alternative to N95 Face Masks to Protect Against Coronavirus and…

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Pentland Medical COVID-19 Update

We wanted to provide a brief update on how the Pentland Medical team are operating and continuing to support the NHS and private groups to the very best of our ability. We are in the fortunate position of being able to work remotely with our distribution centres being largely unaffected. Hospital visits and meetings are…

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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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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

single-use tourniquet prevents surgical site infection

  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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