Medical articles

Oakdale Care Group signs up for anti-choking device

Oakdale Care Group signs up for anti-choking device

Dechoker UK has won a contract to supply its anti-choking device to Oakdale Care Group.

Dechoker UK signs up Curve Learning as new training partner

Dechoker UK has signed up Yorkshire-based Curve Learning as a new training partner.

Person Centred Software delivers seamless medication administration services

Person Centred Software (PCS) has added an advanced medication administration capability to its Mobile Care Monitoring (MCM) service.

NHS England to tackle care home overmedication

NHS England today announced plans to recruit and deploy 240 pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to reduce overmedication and cut unnecessary hospital stays.

Hospital discharge system leaves care home at ‘crisis point’

A new system for placing hospital patients in care homes has caused “complete and utter mayhem”, according to a local manager.

SUPPLIER FOCUS: Care home benefits from ‘silent’ nurse call system

Bushell House in Goosnargh, Lancashire has installed Aid Call’s silent nurse call system.

Encore Care Homes promotes the need for the elderly to maintain a healthy weight

Dr Stephen Tomkins, a dedicated GP working for Encore’s Fairmile Grange, explains the importance of the elderly retaining their weight this January.

Hospital spends £1m on care home places to ease bed pressures

Northampton General Hospital is spending £1m on care home places in order to ease winter pressures on its beds.

Countrywide Healthcare reports £3m annual turnover growth

Leading specialist care home consumable and equipment supplier Countrywide Healthcare has reported strong growth in the last financial year.

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.