The new Circle Birmingham Rehabilitation Hospital opened on the 1st September 2020. It will treat patients recovering from neurological conditions and musculoskeletal issues, along with providing specific services for people with arthritis, heart conditions and those receiving treatment for cancer.
Bristol Maid, a leading UK manufacturer of medical furniture & equipment, were called upon to assist with the project, supplying a wide range of its recognised products, finished in a unique colour scheme requested by Circle Health.
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Bristol Maid has established itself as market leader when it comes to understanding and developing innovative solutions that will assist the delivery of intravenous therapy. Holding an impressive portfolio with models suitable for use with conventional gravity using an infusion stand as well as those for use with syringe & pump drivers mounted onto specialist pump stands.
The polyurethane, easy clean range of infusion stands sets the bar when it comes to fit, form and function, featuring a five leg base with low centre of gravity to assist stability, whilst a unique polyurethane overmoulding, provides a water and impact resistant finish, allowing for easy and effective cleaning. 50mm polypropylene / thermoplastic rubber twin-wheel non-marking castors are fitted throughout, whilst an optional handle keeps feet clear of the base, assists manoeuvrability and improves patient safety.
Colour indicator caps available in spearmint, blue, green, red and yellow assists department identification and reduces the risk of cross contamination. Infusion bags are suspended on a height adjustable upright fitted with two / four pigtail hooks, featuring a unique design to ensure that bags can be placed on easily without risk of tearing, however, importantly cannot be knocked off accidentally. The polyurethane range is suitable for use with up to 4kg on the hooks and 4kg on the fixed upright.
Where syringe & pump drivers are used to treat patients for extended periods of time, we recommend that a specialist pump stand is used. The mild steel, four leg range features a fully welded base and is fitted with 75mm polypropylene / thermoplastic rubber twin-wheel castors. Syringe and pump drivers can be attached to either a 32mm diameter upright or 25mm diameter pump support bows.
Infusion bags are supported on a height adjustable upright fitted with four U shaped hooks. Stands are suitable for use with up to 12kg on the hooks and 22kg on the fixed upright/s.
Information on Bristol Maid’s entire range of infusion & pump stands can be found here.
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The NHS Nightingale Hospital Birmingham is the second temporary hospital set up by NHS England to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic. It was constructed inside Birmingham’s NEC (National Exhibition Centre) with a potential capacity of 4,000 beds.
Bristol Maid, a leading UK manufacturer of medical furniture & equipment, were called upon to assist with the project, supplying over 80 of the company’s signature Caretray, Linen and General-Purpose trolleys. Due to the urgency of the matter at hand, Bristol Maid were given the task of fulfilling the requirement within just 48 hours. The new Nightingale Hospital Birmingham, which will be admitting Covid-19 patients from 23 other hospitals in the Midlands, was officially opened by His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge, along with Secretary of State for Health & Social Care Matt Hancock, and Mayor Andy Street on 16th April 2020.
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With Covid-19 solutions being sought around the country, a new NHS Nightingale Hospital is set to open in Exeter, and the rapid new development will have the capacity to provide 200 extra beds for coronavirus patients. Bristol Maid, in the neighbouring county of Dorset, have been called upon to assist with the project, and were able to supply a crucial order of the company’s signature Caretray Trolleys.
The new NHS Nightingale Hospital Exeter – opening in June 2020 – is one of seven confirmed Nightingale hospitals commissioned to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. The facility will be hosted by the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, and supported by the other five hospitals in Devon and Cornwall. The other hospitals will continue to primarily focus on providing care for the critically ill, and plans are in place to expand both counties’ critical care capacity to a combined 500 beds.
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To our valued customers,
I trust that you are safe and well at this time. On behalf of everyone at Bristol Maid, our thoughts are with the families that have lost loved ones or are ill because of Coronavirus. We extend our gratitude to healthcare staff around the world who are working to save lives whilst putting themselves at risk from the virus.
Bristol Maid’s focus, at this challenging time, remains the supply of equipment that will support the delivery of this essential healthcare. I am therefore updating you on how we are responding to the increase in demand for our products because of the Coronavirus.
We have increased levels of materials and components and are increasing our production capability. Whilst this will take time, we are committed to ensuring that we can provide high quality products that will allow your clinicians to focus on patient care. We are working around the clock to achieve this. To support you, our healthcare essentials brochure contains carefully selected products and ranges. This condensed portfolio provides solutions for your urgent equipment requirements, and is receiving priority for manufacture. Where you have queries with existing orders, please contact our sales team.
To assist us to plan and anticipate fluctuations in demand, wherever possible, please give us early notice of potential requirements. Our offices are open, and our external sales team are available to provide support and answer your queries.
This is an unprecedented and uncertain time for everyone. We are committed to maintaining our business operations and importantly can supply much needed medical equipment.
The safe & secure storage of medical records is an area that is covered during routine inspections, a crucial part of patient safety. NHS England & Improvement advise that all non-digital records containing person-identifiable or confidential information must be stored in recognised filing & storage that are locked at times when access is not directly controlled or supervised.
Through a range of trolleys and workstations Bristol Maid can provide safe and secure storage solutions for patients notes and records.
Workstations and Filing Trolleys can be fitted with Laptop or Motion C5 Holders, offering height, rotation & angle adjustment, compatible with laptops 280-435 x 22mm (w x h).
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Medical furniture & equipment manufacturer Bristol Maid launches its new catalogue for 2020. The 416-page edition showcases new and improved products that complement the company’s existing ranges including drug & medicine cabinets, popular Caretray trolleys, infusion stands and instrument trolleys manufactured in-house at Bristol Maid’s factory in Blandford Forum, Dorset.
Low chairs, medium and high back armchairs, certified to BS EN 16139: 2013 Level 2. Furniture. Strength, durability & safety. Available in an extensive range of colours with optional housekeeping wheels and a fixed or removable seat pad
Now available as a double column variant, offering a chart area of – 800 x 530mm
Suitable for use with ring binders, case note & lever arch files. Available in two sizes with either an open front or locking door/s
20, 42 & 70 litre models that meet NHS England ‘Managing Healthcare Fire Safety’ (HTM-05-01/03). Available with lids in five colours – white, black, orange, yellow, yellow & black
Variable height single and double bowl models, compatible with 360mm diameter stainless or polythene bowls. Available with indicator caps in five colours – spearmint, blue, green, red and yellow
Two and four hook models with an optional handle to assist manoeuvrability and improve patient safety. Available with indicator caps in five colours – spearmint, blue, green, red and yellow
A new range of patient chairs has been released, designed specifically for use at either the bedside or where users may be sat for extended periods. The new chairs use high quality components and feature fire retardant foam (BS 5852: Part 2: 1982), fire retardant and antimicrobial vinyl. All chairs are certified to BS EN 16139: 2013 Level 2. Furniture. Strength, durability & safety. Requirements for non-domestic seating, and have a maximum capacity of 160kg.
The Alderbury range is available as either a low back chair or medium and high back armchairs. The ergonomic design ensures correct sit & posture, whilst handgrips assist positioning from standing and seated positions. Frames are constructed from solid beech, (PEFC accredited) with mortice and tenon joints; and are finished in an anti-bacterial varnish. Seat and back cushions are contoured, whilst a hygiene gap prevents the trapping of dirt and bacteria, providing access for cleaning. The seat section is fixed on low back chairs, and either fixed or removable on medium and high back armchairs. The removable seat section assists cleaning (smooth vinyl upholstered underside) and is also reversible, providing additional clearance (seat depth) at the front of the chair. Plastic guides are fitted to chair legs as standard, whilst optional housekeeping wheels can be fitted to medium and high back armchairs. The Alderbury range is available in an extensive selection of colours.
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