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Current Issues in Operating Theatres

Operating theatre teams around the world face fresh challenges…

What is ISO 9001 Certified? Meaning & Regulations

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) first…

What is a Hazardous and Toxic Air Pollutant?

All employers in all industries have a legal requirement to reduce…

Speed Limit for Air Quality: How Does It Work?

You may have heard about how some areas of the UK are trialling…

What Key Factors Should Be Considered When Selecting PPE?

Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) can make a huge difference…

What is the Clean Air Hospital Framework?

First launched in 2019 by Global Action Plan and Great Ormond…

What Air Filtration Systems are used in Hospitals?

The 2020 pandemic highlighted the critical importance of good…

Come see us at BADS Conference 2022 – 16 and 17 June

If you are planning to attend the British Association of Day…

Introduction to the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist – 5 Steps

The World Health Organisation (WHO) first published their Surgical…

What is Surgical Steel & What’s The Difference From Stainless Steel?

You have to be able to rely on your surgical instruments. The…

How Do You Test Indoor Air Quality in Hospitals, Schools and the Workplace?

The air inside can be even more polluted than the air outside.…

Cleaning for Infection Prevention and Control in Operating Theatres

Studies show that surgical site infections (SSIs) constitute…

Decon UK 2022: Decontamination Conference for Healthcare

Presented by The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust and University…

Isoflurane – Safety, Disposal and Monitoring in Hospitals

Isoflurane is one of the World Health Organization’s Essential…

How to Measure Air Quality

When we talk about air quality, we’re talking about how clean…

Types of Surgical Instruments – Names and Instrument Selection

If we classify them according to their function, there are three…

How Many Standard Infection Control Precautions Are There?

The Standard Infection Control Precautions (SICPs) are a series…

Cairn offers hospitals breath of fresh air at the Infection Prevention and Control Conference 2022

State-of-the-art air purification technology will be taking centre…

Absorbent mats for urology theatres and wards

Whether you want to absorb blood, urine or irrigation fluid during…

Rising concerns over air pollution in city hospitals

If you are concerned about unsafe pollutions levels in your hospital…

8 useful tips for surgical instrument care

High quality surgical instruments can be an amazing…

Choosing absorbent mats for your labour ward

From amniotic fluid release to mild blood loss…

Poor quality instruments put patients at risk

Fears that contaminated surgical instruments are causing unnecessary…

Poor Air Quality in the Workplace: Is it Safe?

This week, Transport for London announced that it will be introducing…

Clean Air: The Smartest Addition To Your Business

Air pollution isn’t new, it’s something that most people…

Will Workplaces Change Forever?

As businesses begin to reopen and people return to work, the…

Will Corona Kill The Beard?

Facial hair has become a fashion staple in recent years. From…

Return To Work After Covid: Duty of Care & Sanitation

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, there’s been a range of different…

Why PPE Must Really Protect

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic there is much being reported…

Air purifiers and Coronavirus (Covid-19)

High quality air purifiers can trap and remove a variety of airborne…

Technological excellence in micro instruments

When it comes to selecting micro instruments for your next instrument…

Are Stille SuperCut Scissors really a cut above the rest?

If you are a surgeon with an eye for excellent surgical instruments,…

Controlling the spread of the Wuhan novel coronavirus

As the number of deaths caused by the Wuhan novel coronavirus…

5 UK museums packed with medical history

If you are a medical professional with a fascination…

A day in the life of…

Ever wondered what a typical workday is like for a Cairn Technology…

The best metals and materials for surgical instruments

Today’s high quality surgical instruments employ a wide range…

N20 exposure risks to liver & kidneys

Hospital employees working in areas where nitrous oxide is used…

Why buying the best surgical instruments can save you money

It might sound counterintuitive: How can an instrument that costs…

Titanium micro instruments benefits

Titanium micro instruments offer several clear benefits for the…

Surgical instrument care and protection

At first, it might seem strange that instruments made from stainless…