Medical Knowledge

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

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


Choosing the best mask for oxygen administration

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