Entries by Nathan Thompson

#CriticalCareSeating

We were recently challenged to describe Critical Care Seating within the 140 characters format, here we go… “Chairs enabling hoist free transfers from bed and used to assist early mobility tasks, i.e. sit-to-stand, reducing length of stay and the load on care / therapy staff.” If you’d like to discuss Critical Care Seating with our […]

Regular equipment servicing

Could your nursing home benefit from a thorough profiling bed and air mattress service? Ignoring equipment maintenance can be costly and risky. What are the reasons that this could be beneficial? Peace of mind, knowing that everyone (residents, staff and visitors) is kept safer with properly maintained equipment Documentation to prove compliance during external inspections, […]

MHRA Registration

According to the government’s own advice: “If you place certain medical devices on the EU market you or your designated authorised representative must register with the competent authority (national health regulator) in the EU state where you have an office or place of business. In the UK, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is […]

What is an EC Declaration of Conformity?

When purchasing medical equipment, amongst the many considerations should be whether the items being purchased have been built to the correct standards and relevant directives. An EC Declaration of Conformity, is a vital document that offers the buyer some assurances about the product they are buying. Here is how the HSE describe it: “It is […]