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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 Ranked 4th in 2021 Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200

Direct Healthcare Group are extremely pleased to announce that we have been ranked 4th in the 2021 annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200. The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 ranks Britain’s mid-market (£25m-£200m) private companies with the fastest-growing international sales, measured over the last 2 years. The recognition is highly prestigious, with previous … 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 Continues Its Geographic Expansion with Acquisition of Finland’s Leading Manufacturer of Pressure Care Solutions

Direct Healthcare Group (DHG), a leading European manufacturer of pressure care, patient handling and specialist seating solutions, has acquired Carital Group Oy, including MediMattress Oy; furthering both its geographical expansion and product solutions. The acquisition will complete at the end of October. Carital Group, based in Helsinki, Finland, manufacture a comprehensive range of pressure area … Continued

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Direct Healthcare Group Sign Agreement to Acquire Handicare’s Patient Handling Division

Direct Healthcare Group (DHG) have entered into an agreement with Handicare AB to acquire Handicare’s Patient Handling division in Europe and the Rest of World markets, excluding North America. The transaction is expected to close in early May. Handicare’s Patient Handling division offers solutions to increase the independence and mobility to individuals across acute, community … Continued

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COVID-19: A Statement from Direct Healthcare Group

As a manufacturer of medical equipment provided to the NHS and Health & Social care teams, we would like to reassure you that Direct Healthcare Group (DHG) is committed to doing all we can to maintain our normal production and services during the COVID-19 outbreak. We understand that for many of our users and customers, … 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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How To: Using Direct Healthcare Group’s Fire Evacuation Mattress

The Dyna-Form® Mercury Fire Evac has been designed to ensure that in the unfortunate event of a fire occurring within a hospital or care facility, then each and every patient has an evacuation system within easy use reach. Designed in conjunction with NHS Innovations and together with a multi-disciplinary team of Fire Officers, Tissue Viability, … Continued

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Direct Healthcare Group Welcome New European Investors

Direct Healthcare Group (DHG) has secured new funding via a secondary buyout by European healthcare specialist investor ArchiMed. DHG is a fully integrated design and manufacturer of Class IIa medical devices focused on early mobilisation of patients in order to prevent healthcare challenges associated with non-movement. This is delivered from a range of innovative and … Continued

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Postural Seating Clinical Poster Presented at Occupational Therapy Australia’s 28th National Conference and Exhibition 2019

The benefits of specialist seating within an Australian aged care facility were reviewed by Senior Occupational Therapists Julia Salmon (HospEquip) and Madelyne Glover (Hall and Prior Aged Care Group), using Direct Healthcare Group’s Kirton seating range. The objectives were to collect qualitative data to support clinical justification required for funding and to illustrate the benefits of … Continued

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Events Directory 2019

Direct Healthcare Group are pleased to announce their Educational Events calendar for 2019. Seating Awareness Day – Kent 12/04/2019 Seating Awareness Day – Bournemouth 21/05/2019, Village Hotel Bournemouth, Deansleigh Road, Bournemouth, BH7 7DZ Seating Awareness Day – Scotland 05/06/2019 Seating Awareness Day – Brighouse 11/09/2019, Holiday Inn Leeds Brighouse, Clifton Village, HD6 4HW Seating Awareness … Continued

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