Entries by Sarah Clements

How to Perform Knee & Other Arthroscopies More Efficiently

Arthroscopy keyhole surgery procedures are highly effective at removing and repairing damaged tissues in joints. Though the process is most commonly used on the knees, you can also perform arthroscopies on hips, shoulders, wrists, elbows and ankles. Key Risks Associated With Arthroscopies As well as removing or repairing damaged sections of tissue, an arthroscopy procedure […]

Preventing Infections in Burns Patients

All patients are at risk from infection in hospitals and healthcare settings. But the risks are particularly high for burns patients. High Infection Risk in Burns Patients This is for three reasons: Burns patients invariably spend an extended period in the hospital. The longer any patient’s hospitalisation, the more frequently they’ll face common sources of […]

How UK Hospitals Can Stop the Spread of Covid to Inpatients

A recent report found that more than 40,600 people were likely infected with Covid-19 while being treated in hospital in England for another reason. What can hospitals do to protect their inpatients from infection? In this post we’ll explore some of the measures hospitals can adopt to stop the spread of Covid, and other viruses. […]

25% of Hospitals in Dangerously High Levels of Air Pollution Areas

The World Health Organisation (WHO) advises a maximum concentration of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) of 10μg/m3 for the annual average. Fine particulate matter is a hazardous air pollutant. So when concentrations exceed the WHO’s recommended limits, it represents a major public health concern. 25% of Hospitals in Dangerously High Levels of Air Pollution Areas Unfortunately, […]

Job Vacancy Title: North Area Account Manager

Work location: Sheffield Reporting to: Product Sales Manager Department/Division: Product Sales Division Key responsibilities Sales Specialist for Hospitals Plan and prioritise sales activities towards achieving agreed targets, Develop new customers through appropriate cold calls, sales visits, proposals and follow up activities, Visit clients within the North Area, wherever an on-site visit is required to demonstrate […]

Job Vacancy Title: Monitoring Sales

Work location: Sheffield Reporting to: Consultancy Manager Department/Division: Monitoring Division Key responsibilities Sales Specialist for Hospitals Plan and prioritise sales activities towards achieving agreed targets, Maintain and develop existing and new customers through appropriate sale proposals and follow up procedure, Maintain accurate records for all customers/prospects on Salesforce, Arrange external customer visits when appropriate, Report […]

Healthcare Estates Conference & Exhibition: 4 to 5 October 2022

The 2022 Healthcare Estates Conference and Exhibition takes place 4 to 5 October at Manchester Central, Manchester, UK. This is the UK’s largest event for healthcare estates, engineers, and facility management professionals. It’s the only national conference and exhibition that brings together the people who design, build, manage and maintain hospitals and healthcare settings. As […]

How Long is the Short Term Workplace Exposure Limit?

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) is a UK law requiring employers in all industries to prevent or reduce workers’ exposure to certain hazardous substances. The law regulates workplace exposure limits (WELs) for around 500 hazardous substances. These are legal limits of exposure, measured in concentrations of the hazardous substances in the air (usually […]

Air Purifier vs Dehumidifier vs Air Conditioner – What’s The Difference?

Air purifiers, dehumidifiers and air conditioners all help you control the quality of the air in an indoor environment. But each affects the air in different ways, and for different purposes. So in this post we’ll examine the difference between air purifiers, dehumidifiers, and air conditioners, before explaining which sort of environment each is suited […]