DS Medical

adc adscope 600 cardiology stethoscope 28/08/2018

Maintaining your Stethoscope

Keeping your stethoscope clean and in good condition is essential for any medical practitioner. Not taking the time to look after your stethoscope can result in it not working properly and the possibility of putting patients at risk. Maintaining you stethoscope is a priority to extend its life and keep it functioning correctly. A binaural stethoscope is made up of eartips, binaural pieces, flexible tubing, a stem, and a chestpiece – each component needs looking after correctly to ensure the stethoscope performs to a high standard, giving accurate results every... Read More

disposable head block 27/07/2018

Disposable Head Blocks for Casualty Immobilisation

When treating a casualty in any emergency situation it is vital that they are moved with care, in such a way that will not worsen any sustained injuries. If the patient has suffered head and/or neck injuries it is important the head is stabilised and kept in the correct position, especially during transport to hospital. Head blocks can provide assistance, supplying firm control of the head whilst helping to maintain proper cervical spine alignment – vital in a life saving situation and a must for any medical immobilisation equipment. Head... Read More

21/06/2018
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Casualty Simulation Training Equipment

Whether you’re learning or teaching, medical training equipment is an essential education tool. It is so important to ensure you have high-quality equipment, that’s why at DS Medical we offer a selection of training manikins, casualty simulation equipment and training aids in order to be able to teach first aid and emergency care and enhance your training. Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) technique is one of the most basic, yet vital, medical skills. When basic medical training can save lives it’s essential to have high-quality CPR manikins for training on this important... Read More

DS Medical Response Bag 30/05/2018
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Response Bags For Every Situation

When responding to a medical emergency, it is vital that all of the necessary equipment is easily accessible in order to be able to deliver effective treatment. Without somewhere to put all your medical supplies, you may end up wasting time trying to find the equipment you need. Organisation is crucial and if you’re not organised, you won’t be as effective as you could or should be. Here at DS Medical, we stock bags and pouches made only by brands that we trust completely, such as 5.11 Tactical, Thomas, StatPacks... Read More

20/04/2018

Get to know DS Medical

In this day and age, it can be difficult for hospitals and medical practices to decide when and where to spend their budgets for medical equipment supplies. DS Medical believes in quality and excellence in pre-hospital and primary care so our customers can feel confident they made the right choice and focus on delivering excellent patient care! DS Medical are a UK distributor of first aid equipment, emergency medical supplies and 5.11 tactical clothing. Originally founded in 1979 by ambulance personnel, DS Medical became one of the top UK suppliers... Read More

04/04/2018
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A simple, great way to manage sickness in schools

None of us like feeling or being sick and if we’re honest, we probably don’t really want to talk about it either! However, if you work in a school, nursery, playgroup or as a childminder the likelihood is that you have fallen foul of a vomiting child at some point. At DS Medical we have the solution for you with our superior vomit bag. The solution for vomiting children: The Emesis Bag There is now a simple and cost effective solution to ensure you don’t have to waste time and... Read More

Image of STAT Medical Tourniquet 05/03/2018
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Introducing S.T.A.T – The Smart Tactical Application Tourniquet

The Smart Tactical Application Tourniquet (S.T.A.T.) is a completely new tourniquet product to the UK medical equipment market and we are proud to be one of the primary UK distributors. This intuitive product is compact, versatile and cheaper than most on the market! The S.T.A.T Tourniquet is designed for simplicity and quick response in case of a major incident or catastrophic bleeding. Additionally, it is the only tourniquet on the market with a timer that does not require batteries and is waterproof. What is the S.T.A.T Tourniquet? The S.T.A.T. design... Read More

05/02/2018

Promote High Standards of Medical Education with Quality Training Equipment

It is vital that you are confident in your medical equipment whether you are teaching or learning. At DS Medical we stock an extensive range of medical training materials to suit all medical purposes, from training manikins to training books – we have you covered!  Our range ensures that you are able to learn or teach the basics of emergency medical care and enhance your training. Read our basic medical guides and discover more information in our Education Zone! Medical Training, Education and Casualty Simulation… Training Manikins If you are... Read More

adc 655 amplifying stethoscope 09/01/2018

Choosing the right stethoscope for you

Whether you’re a medical student, nurse, paramedic or doctor, having a high performance and dependable stethoscope is key to effective patient assessment on a daily basis. With a wide selection available, it can sometimes become a daunting task when trying to choose the perfect stethoscope to suit your requirements… but it doesn’t have to be! Start 2018 with medical equipment that is built to last, reliable, robust and features great acoustics so that you can be confident in your apparatus. We have picked our five favourites – showcasing an array... Read More

01/12/2017

Christmas Gift Ideas for Medical Professionals

As the countdown to Christmas begins, so does the race to gather all of your Christmas presents in time. It can be difficult to find the perfect gift for the medical professional in your life, but it doesn’t have to be. At DS Medical we stock a range of medical supplies to suit all medical professions. Take a look at our recommended Christmas Gift List packed full of ideas to put under your tree!   DS Medical’s Christmas Gift List:   Stethoscopes Our stethoscopes offer outstanding acoustic performance and rugged durability.... Read More