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Direct Healthcare Services and Smith & Nephew Working Together

We are delighted to announce a new, exclusive distribution agreement between Direct Healthcare Services and Smith & Nephew. From May 2014 Direct Healthcare Services will assume marketing and distribution of the ADERMA™ range to Community Healthcare providers in the UK. The ADERMA Dermal Pad range of solutions is designed to help prevent pressure ulcers and … Continued

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More Places Added – London Intelligent Education Event

98% OF ATTENDEES AGREED INTELLIGENT EVENTS WILL HELP THEM MAKE A MEASURABLE DIFFERENCE TO PU PREVENTION Due to demand more places have just been added to our London Intelligent Education Event taking place on 22nd April. The events are designed to help you successfully tackle the real issues in pressure ulcer prevention today through an interactive workshop that … Continued

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Direct Healthcare Services Achieves Investors In People Accreditation

Direct Healthcare Services has been awarded an Investors in People accreditation in recognition of the high standard of support and development it provides to its employees. The Investors in People scheme rewards and recognises businesses that show continued focus on the development of their team through better business practices, training programmes and a ‘people first’ … Continued

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UK Wide Intelligent Education Event Series Announced

FREE ONE DAY EDUCATION EVENTS THAT MAKE A MEASURABLE DIFFERENCE IN THE BATTLE AGAINST ZERO AVOIDABLE PRESSURE ULCERS   At this year’s Wounds UK Conference in Harrogate it was standing room only when we hosted packed ‘taster sessions’ of our Making a Measurable Difference Workshop & Seminar. We were delighted with the positive response from delegates … Continued

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Sunday Times Fast Track 100 Recognition

Direct Healthcare Services has been ranked 17th on the annual Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 published in the Sunday Times  on 8th December, as well as on the Sunday Times digital edition. The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 league table ranks Britain’s 100 private companies with the fastest-growing sales over the last three years. Fast … Continued

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New Clinical Case Studies Highlight Measurable Difference of ‘Intelligent’ Approach

Two new clinical case studies that reinforce the potential benefits of the Intelligent Pressure Care Management solution appeared as poster presentations at this year’s Wounds UK Annual Conference.   Opportunities in Safety Effectiveness and Improved Patient Care outlines the findings of a study undertaken by The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, which discovered that it can take as … Continued

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Wounds UK Update – FREE MEASUREMENT SESSIONS & TOOL

INTELLIGENT EDUCATION ZONE/ Stand #61   Matt Tite, NHS Measurement Expert and this year’s Wounds Keynote Speaker, will be conducting 10 minute ‘taster sessions’ of a specially designed Measurement Workshop at the following time slots: Monday 11th – 1745 Tuesday 12th – 1045/ 1330/ 1600 INTELLIGENT EDUCATION EVENTS – MAKE A MEASURABLE DIFFERENCE IN THE BATTLE … Continued

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Worldwide Stop Pressure Ulcer Day – November 21st 2013

Direct Healthcare Services are proudly supporting this year’s Worldwide Stop Pressure Ulcer day which takes place on 21st November. The Worldwide Stop Pressure Ulcer day is co-ordinated by EPUAP, the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel. With a strong focus on pressure ulcer prevention, Direct Healthcare Services work closely with NHS Trusts year round to help … Continued

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Wounds UK 2013 – Visit the INTELLIGENT EDUCATION ZONE/Stand 61

Direct Healthcare Services is taking an innovative approach to education with events that make a measurable difference towards achieving zero avoidable pressure ulcer targets. ‘A Fresh Approach to Making a Measurable Difference’ Seminars & Workshops present a unique opportunity to gain fresh insight on how to successfully tackle the real issues in pressure ulcer prevention. … Continued

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Visit Direct Healthcare Services at Rehacare International Trade Fair & Congress, 25-28th September 2013

Dusseldorf Exhibition Centre Hall/ Stand: 5/E23 Visit us at this year’s Rehacare International Trade Fair & Congress in Dusseldorf where we will be presenting Intelligent Pressure Care Management – An innovative new solution in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers. With increasing focus on the rising cost of treating pressure ulcers* INTELLIGENT PRESSURE CARE … Continued

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New Wheelchair Services Division Launches at PMG

Direct Healthcare Services have launched a brand new Wheelchair Services Division at this year’s PMG National Training Event in Bristol. The new division is dedicated to meeting the specific needs of NHS Wheelchair Services operations, through the provision of specialist seating solutions designed for effective pressure distribution, postural control and comfort. Managing Director, Graham Ewart … Continued

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New Dyna-Form® Mercury Static Air Wins Prestigious Innovation Award

Direct Healthcare Services have won the prestigious Innovative Product Showcase Award 2013 at this year’s NAEP Conference. The Dyna-Form® Mercury Static Air has been voted Innovative Product Showcase Winner at this year’s conference which took place on 18 & 19 June. The criteria for the winning product is that it demonstrates innovation in solving an identified … Continued

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Collaboration Can Help To Relieve Pressure On NHS, Says Expert

Innovative collaboration, simplified grading and a new reporting system could help to improve the problems posed by pressure ulcers to NHS trusts, according to presentations given by tissue viability expert Jacqui Fletcher and Graham Ewart, Managing Director of Direct Healthcare Services at a Direct Healthcare Services event this week. Project Manager at the Welsh Innovation Centre, Ms … Continued

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The Most Significant Evolution in Static Mattress Design at TVS 2013

Direct Healthcare Services launched the new Dyna-Form® Mercury Static Air mattress at this year’s TVS Show. With increasing focus on prevention as the first and best line of defence when it comes to successfully tackling the rising cost of avoidable pressure ulcers, the simplicity and effectiveness of the Dyna-Form® Mercury Static Air make it the … Continued

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A Fresh Approach to Making a Measurable Difference

TUESDAY 11TH JUNE, ST DAVID’S HOTEL & SPA, CARDIFF Featuring Keynote Speakers: Jacqui Fletcher & Matt Tite This year it is estimated that 420,000 pressure ulcers will develop across the NHS patient population, 50,000 on patients’ heads and over 100,000 on the heel or lower limbs. Given that Tissue Viability Services are under extreme pressure … Continued

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Launch of Intelligent™ Pressure Care Management at Wounds UK

Direct Healthcare Services recently launched Intelligent™ Pressure Care Management at Wounds UK – the biggest wound care event in the UK. Intelligent™ Pressure Care Management is an innovative new solution in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers, delivering continuity of patient care throughout the entire patient pathway with the most efficient and economic solution. Acknowledging the increasing focus and … Continued

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Dyna-Form® Fire Evacuation Mattress Launch

New Fire Evacuation Mattress Developed in Partnership with Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Direct Healthcare Services are proud to announce the launch of the new Dyna-Form® Mercury Fire Evacuation which has been developed in partnership with Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. This new evacuation mattress, brought to market in under twelve months from when the … Continued

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Specialist Fabric Launch

Direct Healthcare Services, working in strategic partnership with healthcare professionals and polyurethane coating specialists, Dartex Coatings Ltd™ have developed the very latest, high durability Dyna-Form® Pro-Formance™ fabric that comes complete with a standard 8 year warranty. After an extensive research and clinical trial period, we are delighted to announce the launch of our latest product, … Continued

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Best of British, Published in NAEP Magazine

Graham Ewart, the Managing Director of Direct Healthcare Services, explains how you can not only succeed but thrive as a British manufacturer by focusing all aspects of your business on your customer Following a period of sustained growth since forming in 2009, Direct Healthcare Services once again bucked the trend of most UK manufacturers last … Continued

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