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DHG Shortlisted for Prestigious British Business Excellence Awards

DHG has been shortlisted twice in this year’s prestigious Lloyds Bank British Business Excellence Awards. The nominations, in both the Mid Market Business of the Year and Exporter of the Year categories, are testament to the growth of DHG over the past 12 months.  Sponsored by Lloyds Bank, the British Business Excellence Awards showcase the … Continued

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DHG: Moving Health Forward

At DHG, we have experienced significant change over the last 18 months, and have evolved to help support the care of patients with reduced mobility in more ways, in new geographies, and across different environments. As such, today we launch our newly developed brand, which portrays DHG’s continued desire to constantly support our healthcare partners, … Continued

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Direct Healthcare Group Acquire Dutch Patient Handling Manufacturer United Care BV

Direct Healthcare Group have completed the acquisition of the Dutch patient handling solutions manufacturer United Care BV. United Care BV, based in Groningen, Netherlands, have over 25 years of experience in the development and manufacturing of patient handling solutions that deliver safe, reliable and natural transfers for patients, and efficiencies and reduction of injuries for … Continued

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Direct Healthcare Group Strengthen Solutions Offering with Acquisition of Talley Group Ltd.

Direct Healthcare Group (DHG), a leading European manufacturer of pressure care, specialist seating, patient handling, and bathroom safety solutions, has acquired Talley Group Ltd; strengthening its current pressure ulcer prevention portfolio and providing entry into the negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) and intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) therapy markets. The acquisition will complete at the end … Continued

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Direct Healthcare Group Drive Change with Electric Vehicle Fleet

Direct Healthcare Group have taken significant steps in ensuring that the delivery of its rental and service operation is sustainable and environmentally friendly, as it begins the swap out of conventionally fueled vans to a new electric fleet. The new Peugeot e-Expert vans are fully electric, zero emission vehicles providing a significant environmental benefit within … Continued

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Direct Healthcare Group Complete First European Acquisition with Swedish Company GATE Rehab Development AB

Following the recent secondary buyout of Direct Healthcare Group by European healthcare specialist investor ArchiMed, the company has made its first acquisition outside of the UK with the completion of Swedish rehabilitation aids specialist GATE Rehab Development AB. GATE Rehab Development AB, based in Reftele, Sweden, has extensive experience in the design and manufacture of … Continued

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Direct Healthcare Group Acquires Market Leader Qbitus Products

Direct Healthcare Group (DHG), a leading manufacturer of pressure care solutions, has completed the acquisition of Qbitus Products. Qbitus was founded more than thirty years ago and has built a formidable reputation as the number one supplier of bespoke, pressure relieving cushions to the NHS and Wheelchair Services. This latest bolt-on represents Direct Healthcare Group’s … Continued

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Direct Healthcare Group Acquires Karomed’s Transflo Cushion Brand

  Direct Healthcare Group (DHG) has entered into an agreement to acquire the highly regarded Transflo Cushion brand from Karomed. This acquisition, that will complete at the end of February, will see DHG assume all manufacture and sales of the product as of the 1st March 2018. The Transflo Cushion has been in the pressure … Continued

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Worldwide Pressure Injury Prevention Day – November 16th 2017

Direct Healthcare Group (DHG) are proudly supporting this year’s Worldwide Pressure Injury Prevention Day, which takes place on the 16th November. The Worldwide Pressure Injury Prevention Day is co-ordinated by the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP) with the aim of increasing national awareness for pressure injury prevention and to educate the public on this … Continued

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Direct Healthcare Group Wins Medical, Life Sciences & Healthcare Award

Direct Healthcare Group (DHG) has been awarded the Medical, Life Sciences & Healthcare Award at the Insider Made in Wales Awards 2017. The award is in recognition of DHG’s continued approach to providing innovative solutions and processes that impact the care giver and patient, to ultimately exceed their needs. Recent innovations include the Mercury Advance … Continued

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Intelligent™ Academy Education Series

September sees the first event in Direct Healthcare Group’s Intelligent Academy™ Education Series taking place, with a Plus Size Care Management Masterclass scheduled for the 11th and 12th. The event, led by two of the UK’s leading clinical specialists in bariatric and pressure care management, is a comprehensive and practical two day course enabling delegates … Continued

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Direct Healthcare Group grows with new acquisition

Direct Healthcare Group (“DHG”) has completed the acquisition of Kirton Healthcare, the UK’s leading manufacturer of specialist seating products. Based in Caerphilly, DHG specialises in the development of clinically effective solutions for harm-free patient care. With 190 employees and turnover of £21m, the group consists of award-winning pressure area care business Direct Healthcare Services and … Continued

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Direct Healthcare Services achieves Investors In People Gold Accreditation

Caerphilly-based Direct Healthcare Services has been awarded accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their continuing commitment to high performance through good people management. Originally awarded the accreditation in 2014, following a recent assessment the company has achieved the standard at Gold level. Investors in People is the international standard for people management, defining … Continued

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Direct Healthcare Services presented with Queen’s Award for Innovation

Direct Healthcare Services (DHS), has been presented with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise and Innovation – the highest official UK honour for British businesses. The award for the company was first announced last April. HM The Queen’s representative, The Lord Lieutenant of Gwent Brigadier Robert Aitken, presented the company with its award on Tuesday, February 14 … Continued

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Advances in Pressure-Relieving Surfaces Webcast Now Available On Demand

The Wounds International webcast Advances in pressure-relieving surfaces – a new care delivery model is now available to view on demand. This webcast is chaired by Professor Keith Harding (UK) and includes two key presentations from Jacqui Fletcher and Matt Tite. Hear from two leading clinical experts as they explore the impact of advances in pressure ulcer prevention. Matt Tite, … Continued

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