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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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Direct Healthcare Group Acquires Bariatric Rental Specialist Poshchair Medical Ltd

Direct Healthcare Group, a leading provider of bariatric rental solutions through its Nightingale bariatric care division, has completed the acquisition of Poshchair Medical Ltd. Poshchair Medical have developed a significant reputation for customer service and quality since it’s formation in 2005, particularly in the South of England. This latest transaction represents Direct Healthcare Group’s third … Continued

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Stop Pressure Ulcers Day – November 15th 2018

Direct Healthcare Group (DHG) are proudly supporting this year’s Stop Pressure Ulcers Day, which takes place on the 15th November. The Stop Pressure Ulcers 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 topic. As … Continued

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Direct Healthcare Group Presented with Branded Trailer

Having recently appointed Palletways as their national palletised network supplier, Direct Healthcare Group were presented with a branded trailer. The trailer, accompanied by its Palletways Cardiff-branded Mercedes Actros Euro 6 low emission tractor unit, was revealed to the team at Direct Healthcare Group’s HQ in Caerphilly this week. Steve Blackmore, Sales Manager at Palletways Cardiff, … 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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IWJ Review Reinforces Large Scale Hybrid Evaluation

In September 2016 a large multi-site evaluation on the implementation of hybrid support surfaces established “real world” evidence of their impact on pressure ulcer (PU) prevention, revealing a 56% reduction in PU occurrence across 4,230 mattresses leading to significant cost savings.1 A recent study2 published by Professor Michael Clark in the International Wounds Journal looked … 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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