Entries by Sharon Evans

Cairn Technology celebrates 25 years supporting UK hospitals

Cairn Technology is celebrating its 25th anniversary supplying services and products to NHS Trusts and private hospitals. Established in 1999 by two chemistry PhD graduates, Dr. Peter Binns and Dr. Mark Fields, the business initially acted as an environmental consultancy specialising in the continuous monitoring of emissions to atmosphere. However, it wasn’t long before the […]

Supporting Sterile Services Departments with quality instruments

The role of Sterile Service Departments (SSDs) is critical to the smooth running of operating theatres across the UK. The timely decontamination and turnaround of full sets of instruments that are safe to use and perform to their optimum ability is critical to the smooth running of surgical lists. But unfortunately, too many SSDs and […]

Hospital Slips, Trips and Falls Prevention and Management Policy: The role of effective fluid management

Having an effective Slips, Trips and Falls Prevention and Management Policy is important for any hospital. Every year, over 2000 of these incidents are reported nationally by the NHS to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). This is perhaps not surprising given that slips, trips and falls are the most common cause of serious injuries […]

Surgical Instrument Care: Ensuring Precision and Longevity

Surgical instruments are indispensable tools in the realm of healthcare, playing a critical role in medical procedures that demand precision and accuracy. To maintain their functionality and extend their lifespan, proper care and maintenance are essential. Surgeons and healthcare professionals must adhere to rigorous protocols for cleaning, sterilizing, and storing surgical instruments. This article delves […]

DAS 2024 – Decontamination and Sterilisation Conference

Is DAS 2024 already in your calendar? If you are a decontamination manager or lead, or part of the sterile services team then this is an event not to be missed. Taking place on 6th February at the National Conference Centre in Birmingham, this transformative conference aims to shape the future of decontamination and sterilisation. […]

Orthopaedic Surgery Innovations

Orthopaedic surgery has seen remarkable advancements in recent years, revolutionizing the way we approach musculoskeletal disorders and injuries. From minimally invasive techniques to cutting-edge technologies, the field of orthopaedics is at the forefront of medical innovation. This article explores some of the groundbreaking developments that have transformed orthopaedic surgery, enhancing patient outcomes and redefining the […]