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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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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NeedleSmart to attend the Health and Life Science day at the International Business Festival

25th June 2018 Uncategorised by Julie Paul No comments

NeedleSmart will be attending Health and Life Science day at the  International Business Festival  in Liverpool on Tuesday 26th June . Following  NHS Confed in Manchester  earlier this month we will be showcasing our new range of products which are now available for trial. Located on stand number 68 we look forward to showing you […]

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NeedleSmart attend Smart Factory Expo 17

21st November 2017 Uncategorised by Julie Paul No comments

We were invited by Innovate UK   into the innovation Alley area at the recent  Smart Factory Expo 2017 to showcase our NeedleSmart product. The event normally held at the NEC moved for the first year to the exhibition centre in Liverpool recognising the Innovation and Smart Factory talent based in the North West. We were […]

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Health Innovation Exchange Event

23rd October 2017 Uncategorised by Julie Paul No comments

We were invited by the Health Innovation Exchange to the showcase our products at the Life Science UTC within the Baltic Triangle in Liverpool. As well as being amongst good company in the exhibition arena there were also some great presentations in the main hall. With some user trials now being planned in the New […]

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What can you do to help prevent needlestick injuries?

19th September 2017 Uncategorised by Julie Paul No comments

-Check training on correct disposal procedures is up to date. -Renew your organisation’s procurement of safer sharps, is this habit a lack of awareness? -Check training is implemented on the use of safer sharps -Review your organisations claims for needlestick injuries , costs and hidden costs All of the above is advice given by NHS […]

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