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Patient Handling: more than just lifting and moving

Patient handling is commonly associated with the procedures involved with lifting and moving patients with significant mobility needs. Carers, nursing staff and even doctors however know that patient handling covers every aspect of care from helping a person to put their socks on to tucking them into bed. Read more...

No Lift Transfers: Simple and Safe Solutions For Moving Patients

One of the biggest issues in any hospital environment is safely and securely moving patients from one place to another. Whether that’s getting them to a bed or transferring them from a trolley onto a surgical table, moving and handling can be difficult and challenging.Incorrectly carried out, transferring a patient to an adjacent surface can lead to injury for both the patient and the person carrying out the manoeuvre. Read more...

X-Ray Plate Insertion Systems

Taking x-rays of patients is an integral part of healthcare in many hospitals. Normally, it requires a trip down to the nearest imaging or radiography department and for many patients this is absolutely fine. Read more...

The XCcube: Helping Treat the Deceased with Dignity and Respect

A lightweight and durable system for transferring deceased patients from one area to another, the XCcube ensures that respect and dignity are maintained at all times. The innovative transport system has been developed by Hospital Direct and is a simple and effective solution to the long standing issues that surround the movement of deceased individuals. Read more...

Proturn: A New System for Moving Surgical Patients From Supine to Prone

Moving and handling in healthcare environments is a challenge for a variety of reasons. Nowhere is it more important than in the surgical arena. Moving a patient onto the surgical table not only takes a number of people working collaboratively but also comes with a certain amount of risk. Read more...