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World Hand Hygiene Day 2021

The 5th May is World Hand Hygiene Day. Launched in 2009 by the SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands global campaign, it aims to promote the importance of hand hygiene and how washing yours hands for just 20 seconds can help save lives. With the emergence of Covid 19, washing your hands correctly and effectively has never been more important. Not only will cleaning your hands regularly help stop the spread of Covid, but it was also help stop a lot of other life-threatening diseases as well. DS Medical have created an infographic that shows you how to correctly wash your hands, explains when you should be washing your hands and provides some interesting facts and figures surrounding hand cleanliness. Read More

health and safety 20/05/2020

Advice on How to Look After Your Mental Health During Covid-19

The past few weeks have been a stressful time for many of us. Although restrictions are being lifted in certain areas, the lockdown will continue to have an impact on the mental health of many UK citizens. DS Medical have created a guide on how to keep your mind at ease during the coronavirus outbreak. Self-Care Looking after yourself is essential for your mental health. Basic self-care such as healthy eating, a regular sleeping pattern, staying hydrated and keeping your home well-ventilated, are simple but effective ways to make your... Read More

medical supplies 05/05/2020

How to Prevent and Control Infections During COVID-19

In light of the ongoing news regarding coronavirus, Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) is vital to keep both patients and medical professionals safe. We are all in this together and need to work collaboratively to support each other, whether you’re working on the frontline, or doing your part by staying home and abiding by government guidelines and social distancing safety measures. At DS Medical we decided to put together a helpful guide on how to prevent infections and control the spread of bacteria. Hygiene Cleanliness is key. Avoid the spread... Read More

Rocksnake mountain gear 23/03/2020

Rocksnake – Exclusive UK Release

Introducing Rocksnake! New to the UK and exclusive to DS Medical, we’re thrilled to welcome this fantastic brand to our extensive product list. At DS Medical we provide high-quality equipment for professionals working in the pre-hospital sector. Emergency response teams (EMTs) and those working on rescue operations face dangerous environments on a daily basis; which is why we aim to constantly provide products that will keep both the medic and patient safe. Rocksnake is a highly trusted manufacturer of emergency first aid kits, mountain rescue, and air ambulance equipment. Using... Read More

patient handling 27/02/2020

Avoid Slip and Fall Injuries

The pre-hospital sector can often be unpredictable and even dangerous at times. Slips and falls are one of the main causes of physical injuries, which is why safety should always be a number one priority – especially when handling patients. At DS Medical we have a wide variety of durable patient handling equipment that ensure both the medical professional and patient, is kept safe and secure. Bari-Kit Lifting Belt The Promove Bari-Kit Lifting Belt comes with handles and is ideal for patient lifting and carrying. Made from a durable, soft... Read More

ARC 2020 30/01/2020

Minds Matter – Atlantic Rowing Challenge 2020

DS Medical are proud to be sponsors of Hampshire heroes Adam Bundle and Stu Vince as they take on the Atlantic Rowing Challenge 2020. The Southampton based firefighters will be rowing 3000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean in December to raise money and awareness on mental health within the workplace. The pair are taking on this incredible feat in support of Solent Mind and The Fire Fighters Charity. As serving firefighters, Adam and Stu have first-hand experience on the turmoil that working in the emergency services can have on your... Read More

medical professional gift ideas 12/12/2019

Christmas 2019 – The Perfect Gifts for Medical Professionals

Christmas is coming! Here at DS Medical we’ve made a list, checked it twice, and have come up with the ultimate gift guide to help you find the perfect present for your loved ones working in the medical sector. We offer a wide range of medical supplies that suit the needs of all medical professionals. Take a look below for some festive inspiration! ADC 603 Stethoscope: The ideal gift for all – from the medic in training to the seasoned professional. The ADC 603 Stethoscope considers both the medic and... Read More

DS Medical 40 Years 23/10/2019
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DS Medical Celebrates 40 Years of Business

Founded in November 1979, DS Medical looks to celebrate its 40th year of business supporting healthcare professionals. We have been the proud providers of exceptional pre-hospital and primary care products to our varied health care customers for four decades. Our aim is to continue to develop fantastic products and services. You don’t have to look far to see the growth we have exhibited over the years. Our product range has expanded from stethoscopes and general first aid supplies for the pre-hospital care market, to emergency medical equipment, haemostats, and consumables... Read More

Infection Prevention and Control 17/09/2019
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Infection Prevention and Control

Infection Prevention and Control or IPC is a scientific and practical approach created to help protect patients and healthcare workers. Within the UK there are many techniques and practices used in IPC such as; hand, respiratory and cough hygiene, as well as safe management of equipment, linen, body fluids and waste items (including sharps). At DS Medical we have a wide range of affordable products that help healthcare professionals keep on top of IPC practices. Effective Ways to Prevent and Control Infection Antibacterial Surface Wipes Sanitising wipes are a quick... Read More

UKRO 09/09/2019


WHY, WHEN AND WHERE It doesn’t seem like a year has passed since we were in the wonderfully vibrant surroundings of Cardiff Bay at UKRO 2018, but we are now only just a few short weeks away from 2019’s challenge – and we are absolutely thrilled to be supporting the event as a sponsor for the fourth year running, as well as sponsoring the Trauma Team from Hampshire Fire and Rescue again too. The UKRO Challenge provides an excellent opportunity for everyone taking part to develop their skills as both... Read More