NeedleSmart PRO Receives FDA Approval

9th April 2021 Uncategorised by Laura No comments

Our award-winning NeedleSmart PRO needle destruction device has achieved FDA approval as a Class II medical device. NeedleSmart Ltd is the first UK company to achieve FDA 510(k) approval (Class II for Sharps Needle Destruction Device (NDD). The innovative NeedleSmart PRO device heats a sharp, contaminated hypodermic needle to 1,300°C, then compresses the molten metal […]

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NeedleSmart CEO, Cliff Kirby, Donates Easter Eggs to Support Liverpool Homeless Football Club and The Big Help Project

1st April 2021 Uncategorised by Laura No comments

CEO of NeedleSmart, Cliff Kirby, has kindly donated 80 Easter eggs to local charities who have teamed up to collect Easter eggs for the vulnerable children of Merseyside. Liverpool Homeless Football club believe all special occasions should be filled with joy for children whatever their parent or guardian’s circumstance. This is why they started their Liverpool […]

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NeedleSmart Featured as one of 4YFN’s Pandemic Startup Heroes

31st March 2021 Uncategorised by Laura No comments

NeedleSmart are thrilled to be featured as one of 4YFN’s Digital Health Pandemic Startup Heroes. 4YFN are strong believers that innovation and entrepreneurship are essential when facing global challenges and so have put together a group of inspirational examples of startups in our community who have ‘rolled up their sleeves and got their hands dirty in the battle […]

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Rupert Nichols Retires from the NeedleSmart Board

29th March 2021 Uncategorised by Laura No comments

On behalf of the NeedleSmart Board and the extended team we would like to wish Rupert a happy retirement. Having joined the board in May of 2016 Rupert feels the time is right to take a step back in the knowledge that the new additions to the Board add strengths and skills to the NeedleSmart […]

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NeedleSmart Devices Used at My Nurses Life

10th March 2021 Uncategorised by Laura No comments

My Nurses Life (MNL) works with thousands of nurses from a variety of UK healthcare providers, ensuring they pass the NMC OSCE first time. They also train overseas nurses and return to practice nurses, many on sponsorships to join the UK NMC register to practice nursing in the UK. My Nurses Life was recently given […]

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Needlestick Injuries – The Problem & Prevention According to the Royal College of Nursing

4th March 2021 Uncategorised by Laura No comments

Every day, nurses and other health care workers risk exposure to deadly viruses such as hepatitis and HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) as a result of injury from used medical sharps, such as a needles. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) 2009 report on needlestick injuries explains that these injuries expose workers to over 20 different […]

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NeedleSmart Director, Dean Fathers, is Guest Speaker at NAP Healthcare & Life Science Masterclass

2nd March 2021 Uncategorised by Laura No comments

The Northern Asian Power-Mission (NAP) is holding a number of virtual masterclasses from the 2nd – 4th March 2021, with representatives from UK and India business, trade bodies and the professional services of: Creative industries and culture Healthcare and life science Technology and digital markets Food and drink Industrial and advanced manufacturing Energy Dean Fathers, […]

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NeedleSmart Welcome New Director Dean Fathers

25th February 2021 Uncategorised by Laura No comments

Dean joined the Board in 2020 and brings with him a range of relevant skills and experience. Initiating his commercial life in logistics with Pioneer, TNT and Abbey Hill BMW, he progressed to build a portfolio career, founding, growing and selling several organisations and taking on numerous Non Executive Board appointments, mainly in the health […]

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Recycling of Medical Waste with NeedleSmart

23rd February 2021 Uncategorised by Laura No comments

The NHS has launched a programme called ‘For a greener NHS’ which proposes working with NHS staff, hospitals and partners in order to further the work that is already being done to reduce the NHS’s impact on public health and the environment, to save money and eventually get to net carbon zero. ‘For a greener […]

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ECH Alliance’s February 2021 Newsletter Featuring NeedleSmart

19th February 2021 Uncategorised by Laura No comments

The European Connected Health Alliance (ECH Alliance) is the Global Health Connector for Digital Health, facilitating multi-stakeholder connections around ecosystems, driving sustainable change and disruption in the delivery of health and social care. NeedleSmart are thrilled to feature in the ECH Alliance’s February 2021 newsletter, with the article explaining all things related to our innovative […]

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