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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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DHG Welcome Mr Vaughan Gething MS, Minister for Economy in Wales

Vaughan Gething MS, Minister of Economy for Wales, visited Caerphilly-based, Direct Healthcare Group, on Thursday 17th June to discuss the company’s fast-paced growth and export success. The visit comes following DHG’s Queen’s Award for Enterprise for services to International Trade earlier this Spring, in recognition of our service to the global healthcare sector and our … Continued

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Visit the Ethos Education Moving & Handling Theatre at an OTAC near you…

Mark Ripley, Clinical Education Manager will be presenting two CPD accredited Ethos Education workshops at OTAC’s across the UK. 10-11am, Ethos Education – The Fundamentals of a Sit-To-Stand With an emphasis on best practice and single-handed care, this taster CPD session provides delegates with the opportunity to understand the basicprinciples of a sit-to-stand and how … 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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NEW Ethos Webcasts: Pressure Area Care with Jacqui Fletcher OBE

Increasing awareness and understanding surrounding pressure ulcer prevention and management is an aim that Direct Healthcare Group champion to prevent this recognised patient harm. Our aim is underpinned by the introduction of a second Pressure Area Care Ethos Education Webcast series to provide training support and information for clinicians and healthcare providers. Tuesday 16th February … Continued

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NEW Ethos Webcast: Pressure Ulcers In Critical Care Patients – The Role of Tissue Deformation & Impact of Anti-Deformation Technology

Wednesday 24th February, 12-1pm Wednesday 24th March, 12-1pm In DHG’s latest live Ethos webinars, Prof. Amit Gefen explores the role of tissue deformation within the critically ill patient population, and how technologies can be applied to minimise deformation that may help to significantly reduce pressure ulcer incidence within this clinical setting. Latest research demonstrates that cell and … Continued

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Direct Healthcare Group Expand Patient Handling Solutions and Service with Acquisition of the Lynch Healthcare Group

Direct Healthcare Group (DHG), a leading European manufacturer of pressure care, patient handling and specialist seating solutions, has acquired Lynch Healthcare Group; further expanding its patient handling portfolio. Lynch Healthcare Group, based in Sunderland, manufacture a comprehensive range of patient slings, hoisting equipment, and shower chairs, including the David Lynch Tailored range which have been … 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; 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 care and patient … Continued

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Introducing a new clinical educational resource, Ethos Webcasts: Pressure Area Care

Increasing awareness and understanding surrounding pressure ulcer prevention and management is the principle aim for Stop The Pressure 2020, an aim Direct Healthcare Group champion to prevent this recognised patient harm. Our aim is underpinned by the introduction of a clinical educational Ethos Webcast series, providing training support and information for clinicians and healthcare providers. … Continued

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Safety Assurance for Specialist Seating and Patient Handling Assessments

As delivery in the primary care and the community begins to be restored closer to normal, pre-COVID levels, Direct Healthcare Group wish to continue to support our healthcare professionals navigate through these difficult times. To ensure that you, your clients and the Direct Healthcare Group clinical assessment team are safe, the risks of conducting a … Continued

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Direct Healthcare Group increase Safe Moving & Handling team, providing nationwide support for Occupational Therapists

Following the acquisition and integration of Handicare Patient Handling UK, Direct Healthcare Group have formed one Safe Moving & Handling team under the leadership of National Sales Manager, William Kelly, creating an enhanced customer experience and an optimised service to provide support for healthcare professionals. Through our expanded and enhanced team, we are now able to offer … 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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