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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

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

UKRO 2018 challenge 11/10/2018

Another successful year at the UKRO 2018 National Challenge for DS Medical

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

medical simulation equipment 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 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

DS Medical 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

5.11 Tactical 20/11/2017

2017 Christmas Gift List: 5.11

Are you looking for the perfect gift for an adventurer, military or public service responder? We have you covered! As one of the highest respected manufactures of quality, hard-wearing clothing and footwear you can be sure to give a gift that won’t let them down when they need it most. At DS Medical, we provide a range of different 5.11 tactical clothing and accessories to provide the right protection from the cold weather– and just in time for Christmas!   Shop Our Range of 5.11 tactical products – for the Winter... Read More