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Hospital Aids to showcase new ergonomic limb support at Arab Health.

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Hospital Aids to showcase new ergonomic limb support at Arab Health.

With Arab Health around the corner, Hospital Aids and sister company Spectrum Healthcare (UK) Ltd are delighted to have the first sample of their new ergonomically designed limb support – the ErgoRaiser, available to showcase to delegates.

Designed by Chartered Physiotherapist and Back Care Adviser, Linda Darwent, the ErgoRaiser™- sister product to the popular ErgoKneeler™, is the result of collaborative working with Spectrum Healthcare (UK) Ltd and The Design Unit, De Montfort University, Leicester.

The ErgoRaisers™ modular design enable it to be assembled in a variety of ways, to form a range of supportive positions and elevations for a limb…

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Arab Health 2017

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Arab Health 2017

Next up on our events calendar is Arab Health 2017 which is taking place from 30 January - 2 February 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

International Sales and Marketing Director Steve Clark, along with Marketing Manager Michelle Williams will be there once again showcasing a selection of evacuation equipment and moving and handling aids.

If you would like to arrange a meeting at the exhibition please contact steve@hospitalaids.co.uk.

Don't forget to register for your free visit to the exhibition which can be done at the link below...... we hope to see you there.

http://www.arabhealthonline.com/exhibition-forms/visitor-registration/

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Emergency Preparedness & Hazmat Response Conference USA

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Emergency Preparedness & Hazmat Response Conference USA

International Sales and Marketing Steve Clark recently supported our distributor from the USA, Advanced Egress Solutions, at the 2016 Emergency Preparedness & Hazmat Response Conference, held in Pittsburgh - 1st-4th November.

The conference was full of seminars and training workshops covering a vast array of topics such as: -

Preparing for large scale events Active shooter preparedness and response measures for public gatherings Mass shooting incidents Social Media strategies for emergency management Hazmat medical response in the hot zone Hospital emergency response Rail incident preparedness and response

….. to name but a few.

The exhibition gave companies the opportunity to…

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SETRA shine at the King Fahad Medical City Emergency Awareness Day

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SETRA shine at the King Fahad Medical City Emergency Awareness Day

Our distributors from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Electronic Trading Company (SETRA), had a fantastic experience at the new King Fahad Medical City Hospital last week, where they took part in the KFMC Emergency Awareness Day.

SETRA were there as exhibiting sponsors, representing Hospital Aids product range, which consisted of emergency evacuation solutions for everyone from infants up to bariatric individuals.

The days was a fantastic success, with the equipment raising great interested from delegates and hospital officials, for use throughout the King Fahad Medical Cities facilities.

We’d like to thank SETRA for sending us pictures from the day…

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Meet us at The Emergency Services Show

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Meet us at The Emergency Services Show

Our Consultants  are off to The Emergency Services Show at the NEC in Birmingham and will be there from the 21st to the 23rd of September 2016. http://www.emergencyuk.com/

Following out recent news story regarding the increase in Bariatric Recuse the Emergency Services are having to undertake, our focus at the show will be our bariatric equipment.

What can delegates expect to see?

The Bariatric EvacMat:- for the safe evacuation of bariatric and large individuals from locations such as hospital wards or other public or private buildings in the event of an emergency. http://www.hospitalaids.co.uk/products/bariatric-evacmat/

The EMS EvacMat:- designed by the emergency…

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Bariatric Rescues on the Rise

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Bariatric Rescues on the Rise

Figures obtained by BBC Radio 5 Live show that the number of obese people being rescued by the fire service, because they are too large to move on their own, has gone up by more than a third over the past three years.

'Bariatric' rescues, which involve coming to the aid of severely obese people, who are often stuck in their homes, have increased from 709 in 2012-13 to 944 in 2015-16 - figures collected from all 50 UK fire and rescue services show.

The cases recorded included helping the ambulance service with lifting equipment to remove an "extremely large"…

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Bariatric Evacuation Play Day

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Bariatric Evacuation Play Day

We had a great time recently with personnel from London Ambulance Service at HART East Station, for their equipment play day, where we were showcasing the Bariatric EvacMat.

Attendees where exploring complete patient handling solutions for use in emergency situations. This included using the Bariatric EvacMat in conjunction with the Camel Inflatable Lifting Cushion (available from Hospital Aids), to aid in the safe, controlled, fully support transition from a sitting position to a horizontal position -and vice versa, during horizontal evacuation operations of large individuals.

This method of transfer significantly reduces the risk of manual handling injuries to staff, while…

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Larger manufacturing capacity for Hospital Aids

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Larger manufacturing capacity for Hospital Aids

Hospital Aids are delighted to announce that the extension to their manufacturing area in Northampton is now complete and this will allow for much greater capacity over the course of the next few months.

The Company are best known for the manufacture of Ski Sheets & Ski Pads & other types of evacuation equipment which are used predominantly in hospitals, care homes & hospices for the speedy evacuation of patients & residents who are unable to walk to safety, in the event of a fire or other major emergency.

As the result of the larger manufacturing unit, Hospital Aids are…

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Stair-climbers coming soon to Hospital Aids

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Stair-climbers coming soon to Hospital Aids

Coming soon to the Hospital Aids Website..... the Stairline Stair-climber Range.

Introducing the Maxi-Major™ 200, Apex™Plus 160 and Compact 150 wheel chair stair-climber aids.

The Stairline Stair-climber range enable wheelchair users to safely move up and downstairs of multilevel buildings, in emergency evacuations or elevator malfunction situations - while still securely within their wheelchair.

Designed to be operated by a single assistant or carer, the wheelchair user is simply loaded on to or chair attached to the climber, securely fastened in place and then moved up and down stairs using a simple operator control panel.

The Stairline range of stair-climbers…

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Evacu-B™ Baby Evacuation Chair

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Evacu-B™ Baby Evacuation Chair

Newly available and coming soon to the Hospital Aids Website, Evacu-B™ baby evacuation chair.

The Evacu-b™ is a revolutionary evacuations track chair designed to enable a single carer to evacuate up to six new-borns and infants from special care baby units in the event of fire or similar emergency.

Quick and easy to deploy, the Evacu-B™ is ready for immediate use. Front castor wheels allow the chair to roll effortlessly through corridors while a heavy duty track system enables the chair to grip the stair and descend smoothly.

The Evacu-B™ features an integrated reverse brake system, to facilitate safe loading…

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