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
Choosing a medical response bag to hold all your essentials so you can respond to those emergencies is no quick decision. The ever-growing range of bags, pouches, backpacks and holdalls can be overwhelming. Here is our guide to the best medical response bags and what to consider when choosing yours. Firstly, the size of the bag you need. A 30L bag will be plenty big enough to fit the medical supplies needed for most emergency responders. Make a list of what you need and lay it out so you have... Read More
Has your organisation got the latest BS8599 standard workplace first aid kits to help you comply with Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations? Read our blog to find out what you need.
DS Medical have put together the top 5 benefits of the i-gel® Supraglottic Airway Management Device. Read the blog here.
Having well stocked first aid kits and first aid rooms in nurseries, schools and colleges is essential for treating injuries and everyday illnesses. Find out what DS Medical, leading brand medical supplier, recommend for different activities in schools.
The overall goal of oxygen therapy is to maintain adequate tissue oxygenation, while minimising the workload for the heart and lungs. The design of a mask can have a significant influence on the amount of oxygen that is delivered to the patient. Selecting the best oxygen administration mask depends on several factors. Design plays an important role in selecting the most suitable device, although clinical assessment and performance needs will ultimately decide what mask should be used. Non – Rebreather Masks For patients who require sustained high-concentration oxygen therapy a... Read More
Now the clocks have gone back and winter has arrived, it’s time to start thinking about Christmas and finding the perfect gift for those loved ones in the medical profession. Here at DS Medical, we have a wide range of medical supplies to suit the needs of medical professionals. Take a look below at our Top 5 Christmas Gifts to help you find the perfect present to pop in a stocking or under the tree! 1. ADC Penlight A diagnostic penlight is essential for any medical professional and we have... Read More
DS Medical recently attended this year’s UKRO (United Kingdom Rescue Organisation) event as sponsors for the third year running as well as supporting the Hampshire Extrication & Trauma Team from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service. UKRO is a charitable organisation dedicated to improving rescue standards throughout the UK. The rescue organisation focuses on reducing the number of road deaths through vehicle extrication as well as showcasing other rescue disciplines including trauma, line rescue and urban search and rescue (USAR). This year the event was hosted by South Wales Fire and Rescue... Read More