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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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Direct Healthcare Services Strengthens Management Team as Business Booms

Leading pressure care specialists Direct Healthcare Services is strengthening its management structure as part of its strategic plan following sustained growth of the business. Graham Ewart has been appointed to the new position of Managing Director from 1st May and Chief Executive Officer Jon Lewis will assume the role of Chairman from August 2012. Jon Lewis … Continued

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Direct Healthcare wins NHS Excellence In Supply Award

Direct Healthcare picked up the Excellence In Supply Award, “Peoples Choice Award”, hosted by Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust. The coveted awards ceremony was held at the DW stadium in Wigan and was attended by key Trust personnel and shortlisted suppliers alike, all who have demonstrated outstanding achievements throughout 2011 for recognised excellence in … Continued

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Direct Healthcare collects New Company of the Year Award from “Go Compare” at the IWA / Western Mail Business Awards 2011

Direct Healthcare CEO – Jon Lewis was utterly astonished to find that the company had won two entirely different award categories at separate venues across the country last Friday evening. The “New Company of the Year Award 2011 at the IWA / Western Mail Business Awards (in association with PWC), went to Direct Healthcare for outstanding … Continued

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Direct Healthcare wins Innovative Product 2011 Award (N.A.E.P)

Direct Healthcare Services Ltd was awarded the unique Innovative Product Showcase Award for theDyna-Form Mercury Advance Mattress, at the National Association of Equipment Providers (N.A.E.P) 2011 Conference in Blackpool. The Innovative Product Showcase pays tribute to the latest products available within the market that have been specifically designed to provide an innovative solution to the needs … Continued

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Direct Healthcare’s senior management team picked up both the CBF ‘Young Growth Business award’ and the prestigious ‘Premier Award’

Direct Healthcare’s senior management team picked up both the CBF Young Growth Business awardand the prestigious Premier Award. The company has been awarded with these two awards as a result of its significant growth in such a short period. CEO Jon Lewis told us that “70% of the staff were unemployed at time of the company’s conception … Continued

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