Health Business News.....

Scotland's NHS Needs to Plug £400m Funding Gap

Radical cost-cutting measures are to be implemented at the Scottish NHS in order to make up for an apparent £400m shortfall in funding, according to papers leaked

New rules to improve hospital food

For the first time hospitals will have to meet mandatory food standards as part of a long-mooted drive to raise its standards of food across the country, the Department of Health (DoH) said.

Taskforce being introduced to tackle child obesity in the UK

Doctors have called for an emergency taskforce to be set up to tackle childhood obesity.


 Health Business Features.....

Robots revolutionising surgery

Though a fairly new but rapidly evolving interdisciplinary field, robotic systems have already been tested for tele surgery and have been widely explored in almost all surgical disciplines, writes analysts Frost & Sullivan

Unified Procurement

The NHS Supply Chain’s Jennie Brice-Boutard examines how the Department for Health’s eProcurement Strategy will use technology to improve NHS procurement, deliver savings and increase transparency.

Hand Washing: the first line of defence

Hand hygiene is widely recognised as a vital tool in combating healthcare associated infection, writes Nicholas Hutton of the NHS Supply Chain, who provides key information for hospitals

Dealing with a hazardous waste stream

NHS managers have a legal duty to ensure that the waste they produce is correctly managed. Sam Corp, head of regulation at the Environmental Services Association highlights the key areas and legal obligations that producers of clinical waste should know

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 Product Features.....

Badgemaster announces takeover

Name badge manufacturer Badgemaster, has announced the acquisition of principal competitor, Akorn Badge Company Ltd.  Badgemaster is already the UK’s largest name badge manufacturer, and adds this as the most significant event yet to its ever growing list of achievements.

PHS Wastemanagement

It has been three years since the European Waste Regulations introduced the Waste Hierarchy which for the first time firmly placed the onus of waste management on the people directly involved in producing it.

Wandsworth Group

Wandsworth is one of the UK's leading manufacturers of call systems for hospitals, secure units, prisons and care homes.


Hospedia is the world’s leading operator of Point of Care systems in healthcare.


 Supplier Profiles......


Contiquip is a family run business based in Salford, it is a young yet highly experienced Kitchen maintenance company which offers efficient and reliable service to the Commercial Catering Industry.


Commerce-Connections is among the longest-standing B2B/EDI B2B solutions and services broker in Europe. The organisation's experience and expertise is incomparable, backed up by solid success and an impeccable reputation.


PCMG is the leading provider of Energy Cost Recovery services to NHS Trusts. We can help you to meet your savings targets, or generate revenue to re-invest into energy efficiency initiatives.

Leisure Technique

As UK leaders in the design, manufacture and installation of Kydex® enhanced products for the Healthcare Sector, Leisure Technique offers a unique range of “in-house” facilities from our 4300m2 factory.

Office Formation

Office Formation Healthcare Furniture for Medical, Hospital & All Healing Environments

Whitecroft Lighting

At Whitecroft we are at the forefront of the latest developments in both lighting and lighting controls, bringing you the most cost effective, energy saving lighting available today.


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