Saving lives – the three Cs is an award winner

South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) has won a Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) award for its campaign to increase public awareness of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and defibrillators. Saving lives – the three Cs was named best healthcare campaign at the CIPR PRide Awards 2022 in the Anglia, Thames and Chiltern region. Alongside raising public awareness… Read more »

DocBike receives £30k grant to fund life saving equipment from Zoll Medical

DocBike has received a £30,000 grant from Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance (DSAA), to fund two critical care monitors from Zoll Medical Corporation to support its life saving work. Working as key partners to prevent people from being involved in road traffic collisions and becoming patients in the first place, the generous grant from DSAA… Read more »

The only glucose meter technology with no known clinical interferences

StatStrip® Xpress®2 Glucose/Ketone meters offer simple, fast and accurate testing in the field. Abnormal glucose levels are frequently encountered in ambulance patients, and critically ill patients regularly exhibit confounding factors such as abnormal haematocrit levels and complex drug regimens that can cause glucose meter inaccuracy. StatStrip Glucose patented technology automatically measures and corrects for these… Read more »

Stop the bleed – how better access to bleed kits can help emergency responders save more lives

The UK Government has released data highlighting that over 41,000 knife crime offences occurred in 2020-21, of which 224 were homicides1. A penetrating injury from a knife can often lead to major bleeding, with haemorrhage being cited as the leading cause of death following a stabbing. This statistic emphasises the need for the public to… Read more »

Contechs Medical launches culturally appropriate PPE for medical and care professionals

Contechs Medical, a division of the leading automotive design, engineering, and recruitment specialists Contechs, has developed a new range of culturally appropriate PPE headwear to help the UK’s medical and care professionals combat against the COVID-19 pandemic. Branded HairTech, the products are designed to allow people of all cultures and religions to feel comfortable while… Read more »

Shield your smile with the new IIR medical grade clear panel facemask

Smile Shield has a see-through panel to aid communication and is one of the only facemasks of its kind to offer IIR grade medical protection, including over 98% bacterial filtration efficiency, breathability, is splash proof and hypoallergenic.1 Smile Shield is a British invention, created by two founders Jennifer Soboslay and Lisa Qiao. Jennifer and Lisa… Read more »

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 »