Nephrostomy Care Bundle

Nephrostomy Care Bundle

Improving standards of care with a comprehensive long-term nephrostomy care bundle For most percutaneous catheters, care bundles exist to provide a set of interventions that when used together, significantly improve patient outcomes. However, long-term nephrostomies...
Long-Term Nephrostomies

Long-Term Nephrostomies

Long-Term Nephrostomies 5 reasons to choose a closed system drainage bag instead of a urostomy bag. The type of drainage bag used in conjunction with a Nephrostomy catheter is often an afterthought, or a case of whatever is on the shelf. However, the type of drainage...
Outpatient Paracentesis

Outpatient Paracentesis

Therapeutic Taps – Why you should establish a day-case outpatient paracentesis clinic if you don’t already have one. Ascites is common secondary complication to liver cirrhosis. Often hospitals manage patients with refractory or large volume abdominal fluid...
Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and with breast screening services now resuming after being effectively paused during lockdown, it is more important than ever to ensure you get checked if you find any symptoms. Breast cancer is...
Tribute to Robert Bardsley

Tribute to Robert Bardsley

‘It is a wide road that has no pavements’ A tribute to Robert Bardsley It is hard to believe that it is a year since Robert Bardsley, one of the founder Directors of UK Medical passed away. Robert was a real character with a wicked, irrepressible humour. Robert loved...
These are the hands

These are the hands

These are the hands… Poet Michael Rosen wrote These are the hands in commemoration of the NHS’s 60th Birthday, but we think it is particularly fitting now, during these difficult times. The poem beautifully captures the spirit of the...
Supporting the NHS

Supporting the NHS

It’s about providing continued support to the NHS… UK Medical representatives visiting hospitals during coronavirus lockdown During the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, hospitals and care facilities are understandably limiting visits by supplier representatives. Just...
Thank you NHS

Thank you NHS

It’s about saying thank you… In this time of uncertainty, we’d just ike to say a huge thank you. Thank you to all the amazing staff working hard in the NHS, every single one of you. Everything you are doing is appreciated by everyone, now more than ever....
Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update Coronavirus Status – OPEN AS USUAL NHS staff are on the front line of the Coronavirus pandemic, and we are here to help. These difficult times call for exceptional measures. We are following government guidelines and our amazing staff are...
Formalin and Formaldehyde: Accepted but unacceptable

Formalin and Formaldehyde: Accepted but unacceptable

Accepted but unacceptable: Exposing clinicians to known carcinogens, the risk associated with biopsies It’s about seeing the big picture. Every day, thousands of healthcare workers are exposed to a variety of substances such as chemicals, fumes and radiation which...
UK Medical to supply IZI Breast Localisation Needles

UK Medical to supply IZI Breast Localisation Needles

UK Medical to supply IZI Breast Localisation Needles Distribution & sale of X-Reidy, MReye® and Kopans Breast Localisation Needles Breast Localisation Needles and Wires remain the gold standard for marking non-palpable breast lesions. These are often placed by the...
BASL 2020

BASL 2020

UK Medical attended the BASL 2020 Annual Meeting in January at the University of Birmingham. Thank you for coming to visit us UK Medical exhibited at the BASL (British Association for the study of the liver) Portal Hypertension Special Interest Group Annual Meeting on...