Medical

Life-saving boost for communities to improve cardiac arrest survival rates

Thirty-three life-saving community public access defibrillators (CPADs) are being installed at ambulance stations across Yorkshire. Yorkshire Ambulance Service is fitting the defibrillators – which can be accessed by residents in local communities – outside stations which don’t have another CPAD within a 600m radius. Combined with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), defibrillators give cardiac arrest patients the… Read more »

A modern approach to pre-hospital monitoring and defibrillation

Philips Tempus ALS system1 offers advanced monitoring and resuscitation in a compact solution. With its user-friendly layout, this lightweight solution provides a range of monitoring parameters, and a modular design to grow with you as your needs evolve. Although small, it is extremely durable and packed with all the functionality you need. Explore Philips Tempus… Read more »

Real time makes a real difference

Whether you are a first responder looking for clinical decision support, an operations manager deploying equipment across a system or a medical director understanding a clinical challenge, Philips IntelliSpace Corsium is here to help support your clinical decisions with rich data and clear guidance. Explore Philips EMS solutions Here are the ways that Philips IntelliSpace… Read more »

Unique trolley designed for neo-natal transport service

Paraid (a division of Evac+Chair International), a specialist in patient transportation, has designed a unique trolley to enable the road carriage and loading of a customised incubator system, used for the air transport of newborn babies who require emergency care. Three years in development, the Elevating Transporter+ (ET+), was required to meet an exact set… Read more »

NHS-approved emergency medical bags

The emergency medical bag range designed and manufactured by CorrMed includes trauma backpacks, emergency grab bags, Entonox kit bags, oxygen kit bags, drugs kit bags, medical pouches as well as community nurse bags and vaccine transport bags. Highlights include: flexible ordering through NHS Supply Chain, direct purchase orders or online eCommerce; high-quality, purpose-built and field-tested… Read more »

An AED for the ordinary person in the extraordinary moment

A Philips defibrillator acts as your personal coach to guide you through the process of treating a victim of suspected sudden cardiac arrest. The AED provides real-time guidance through simple, step-by-step voice commands and CPR coaching. A Philips defibrillator guides the responder with clear and adaptive voice instructions. The intelligent sensors detect at what step… Read more »

Avy receives EIC Accelerator grant for medical delivery drones

EIC Accelerator’s grant application has been awarded to Amsterdam-based company Avy. With the call of the European Commission for proposals that contribute to the fight against the Corona crisis, Avy’s long-distance drone is a solution for urgent medical transport between healthcare facilities and supports emergency services with aerial camera images to assist at incidents. The… Read more »

South East Coast Ambulance Service introduces new spinal care guidelines

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is the first ambulance service in the country to introduce new pioneering guidance aimed at improving the treatment of spinal injury patients. The guidance includes the ending of the use of neck braces or semi-rigid collars on spinal injury patients. The ground-breaking approach is only currently… Read more »