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Shaping Tomorrow: Abena aims to revolutionise continence care

Shaping Tomorrow: Abena aims to revolutionise continence care

Abena and wearable sensor specialist MediSens are targeting the UK care home market with a revolutionary continence aid product.
Pivotell director Nicky Green (right) with BioCote's Guy Charteris and the new antimicrobial pill dispenser.

New bacteria resistant pill dispensers launched

New Pivotell pill dispensers now incorporate coating technology designed reduce the risk of infection.

Santander supports Beaucare Medical MBO

Harrogate based Beaucare Medicare, one of the UK’s largest independent suppliers of medical, nursing and hygiene suppliers, has announced the successful completion of a management buy-out (MBO).

Nursing Hygiene Group (NHG) and Clinicare Supplies announce merger  

Representatives from Nursing Hygiene Group (NHG) and Clinicare Supplies announced this week that the two companies are merging, with change of ownership effective as of end of October.

Nestlé Health Science launches dysphagia support films

A series of films designed to provide support for people living with dysphagia has been launched by Nestlé Health Science.
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Kingsley Healthcare signs up to digital medicine management

Kingsley Healthcare is the latest national care home provider to sign up to the Well Careplus medicine management service.
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Cost biggest barrier to digital medicine management

Cost is the main barrier to care home providers switching to digital medicine management tools, according to new research.

Care suppliers respond to CQC’s State of Care report

Care home services and equipment suppliers have responded to last week’s publication by the CQC of its annual overview of the sector.
Red bag scheme launch at Kingston Hosptial emergency dept

NHS scheme speeds up elderly hospital admissions

Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare (HRCH) NHS Trust has launched a new scheme designed to help elderly care home residents receive quick and effective treatment in hospital.
Afton Lodge care home

Care home teams up with NHS to cut hospital admissions

Hospital admissions have been cut by a Merseyside care home through a partnership with its local Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).