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Tagevac.... a new way to manage your building evacutions

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Tagevac.... a new way to manage your building evacutions

Being caught up in a fire, explosion, bomb threat or similar, is a very rare occurrence for most of us. Often, in a real time emergency evacuation, people will do the wrong thing or simply not know what to do at all.

Emergency drills should be held to practice the fire and evacuation routine at least twice a year, and in high-risk premises more often. These drills will indicate the success or otherwise of the fire routine and emergency plan, which enable companies to make the appropriate adjustments.

We can instil the need to refrain from delaying the evacuation -…

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Medilink East Midlands Business Awards 2018

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Medilink East Midlands Business  Awards 2018

We were delighted to have the opportunity to sponsor the award for Export Achievement at the prestigious Medilink East Midlands Business Awards this month, along with sister company Spectrum Healthcare (UK) Ltd.

The business awards celebrate the achievements, breakthroughs and innovations of companies operating or moving into the healthcare, med tech or bioscience sector across five categories - Export achievement, Outstanding Achievement, Collaboration with the NHS, Start-Up and Innovation.

Three finalists were picked for each category, and five companies are crowned as winners on the night.

We’d like to congratulate all the winners and shortlisted companies of the night and…

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NAHFO 2018

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NAHFO 2018

We had a very successful time at this years NAHFO conference, with the latest additions to our product range - Tagevac evacuation management system and RuthLee patient handling manikin, which both received lots of positive interest.

 Thank you to everyone who has stopped by to see us and we look forward to seeing you again next year.

For more information of either of the mentioned products visit the below links or contact us at info@hospitalaids.co.uk or Tel 01604 586501

https://www.hospitalaids.co.uk/products/tagevac-evacuation-system

https://www.hospitalaids.co.uk/products/patient-handling-manikin

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Safe patient handling in health and social care

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Safe patient handling in health and social care

Training in the safe moving and handling of patients/residents is essential for caregivers, so not to cause injury to themselves or the person in their care.

According to the HSE report for 2014/15 each year in the health and social care sector there are 86,000 self-reported non-fatal workplace injuries, with 27% of these involving lifting and handling. (http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/industry/healthservices/health.pdf?pdf=health)

The most common injuries carers experience are to the lower back caused by incorrect manual handling practices. These injuries can take a long time to heal and can lead to costly staff absences.

How can these risks be managed?

Thorough 'hands on'…

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New evacuation products for Saudi Arabia

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New evacuation products for Saudi Arabia

Setra, our distributor from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, sent us these fantastic pictures of our evacuation products being installed within new hospitals throughout the Kingdom.

Special thanks go to Abdul Hadi of Setra for all his hard work and continued support, in introducing our products into the country.

 Ski Sheets at King Abdulaziz Medical City Hospital- 

 Ski Sleds at King Faisal Specialized Hospital and Research Centre-

Ski Pads at King Khalid University Hospital -

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Arab Health 2018

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Arab Health 2018

We had another successful trade mission to Arab Health, this time as one of thirty-four  Midlands Engine businesses showcasing on the UK pavilion - where we were showing our latest addition the ErgoRaiser https://www.hospitalaids.co.uk/products/ergoraiser

It was fantastic to see so much innovation coming out of the UK, along with having the opportunity to meet up with new and existing distributors.

 Here is a short testimonial from International Sales and Marketing Director Steve Clark following the trip - which was our best international exhibition to date  

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Introducing a new evacuation sled the MED SLED

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Introducing a new evacuation sled the MED SLED

In response to the growing demand for evacuation aids capable of transporting heavy weights down staircases, using minimal operators and reducing associated moving and handling problems, we are pleased to announce the launch of the Med Sled products in to our existing suite of equipment.

The Med Sled is a tough, rigid Polyethylene Sled which has been safety tested to 450kg (70 stone). The main features of the Sled is the patented perimeter tether - which provides patient stabilisation when descending stairs or lowering from a bed, and the unique stairwell braking system - which allows for a safe and…

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Apos Brno appointed sole distributor for Hospital Aids

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Apos Brno appointed sole distributor for Hospital Aids

Following our recent visit to the PYROS exhibition in Czech Republic, we are excited to announce that Apos Brno have been appointed the official sole distributor for Hospital Aids in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

International director Steve Clark said: “This decision was made as the result of the hard work that Dr Vladimir Vala and the whole team at Apos Brno have put into promoting our products and opening new doors through Exhibitions, Seminars and Conferences etc. during the last few years.

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the whole team at Apos Brno for their continued…

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PYROS Fair 2017

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PYROS Fair 2017

International Sales and Marketing Director Steve Clark is currently in the Czech Republic supporting our distributor for the country, Apos Brno, at the PYROS Fair in Brno.

PYROS International Fair for Fire Fighting Equipment and Security Technology, is a specialised trade fair designed for professionals concerned with fire prevention and protection, rescue systems, and health, life and property protection.

The four day event provides leading manufacturers and suppliers of fire and rescue related products and services, the opportunity to meet with professionals such as company officers, training officers, firefighters, fire and EMS chiefs, and disaster responders.

The fair is number…

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NAHFO 2017 - Thank you

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NAHFO 2017 - Thank you

We'd like to thank everyone who stopped by to see us during last weeks NAHFO Conference, it is always great to see so many familiar faces in one place along with meeting many new.As you may have noticed, there have been a few changes over the last few years including the introduction of a new product range.

Marsden Fire Safety has recently joined our group and relocated to our Northampton site. We are very pleased to say that Former Director Bob Parkin will still be doing some consultancy work for the company and although he is still based in Lincolnshire…

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