Success at National Back Exchange Conference 2019

Success at National Back Exchange Conference 2019

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We had another successful year at the National Back Exchange annual conference and exhibition, held at the Hinckley Island Hotel in Leicester.

This years conference focused on "working solutions" which was a great fit for our range of low working solutions and evacuation equipment, all of which went down really well with delegates.

Once again we were lucky enough to have Linda Darwent - Chartered Physiotherapist, moving and handling facilitator and creator of the ErgoKneeler and ErgoRaiser, with us to share her knowledge and expertise on promoting good musculoskeletal health.

The conference was a fantastic event for us, and we…

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FootHealth Kettering 2019

FootHealth Kettering 2019

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This year’s Foot Health Conference and Exhibition, held in Kettering on the 18-19th June, was as busy as ever. Once again we had a range of our low working equipment available for purchase from the stand which included the ErgoKneeler, Ergoraiser and our popular OneLeg Stool -  lots of lovely delegates took advantage of our show offers.

Thank you to everyone who stopped by to see us! We look forward to attending next year’s event 16-17 June 2020. 

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SMHF (Scottish Moving and Handling Forum) Study Day 2019

SMHF (Scottish Moving and Handling Forum) Study Day 2019

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This week we have been at the Queen Margaret University in Musselburgh, Edinburgh for the Scottish Moving and Handling Forum (SMHF) Study Day, where we were invited to hold a workshop on  Ergokneeling, entitled - understanding and managing the causes of Musculoskeletal stressing when working at or near floor level, 

We were lucky enough to have Chartered Physiotherapist, moving and handling facilitator and creator of the ErgoKneeler and ErgoRaiser, Linda Darwent lead the workshop and share her vast knowledge and expertise with delegates.

Feedback from the workshop has been amazing! Thank you to everyone who joined us on the day…

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Don't let knee pain become a big problem with the Redbacks kneeling pad

Don't let knee pain become a big problem with the Redbacks kneeling pad

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If you do a lot of kneeling through your job or hobby, chances are you have experienced aching pains and discomfort in and around your knees. This is caused by the repetitive pressure to that area.

Ignoring these early signs and continuing to kneel excessively without knee protection, can lead to swelling, heat, redness and pain over the knee cap.  At this stage it may become very difficult to bend your knee, kneel or even walk without great discomfort.

These symptoms can be attributed to something called Housemaids Knee, also known as Prepatellar Bursiti. Which in simple terms is inflammation…

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Spectrum Healthcare will be at FootHealth 2019

Spectrum Healthcare will be at FootHealth 2019

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We are excited to be participating at this years FootHealth which is now well established as the largest independent conference for podiatrists in the UK attracting over 1000 visitors and 50 exhibitors..

Once again we will have our fantastic OneLeg stools available for purchase along with the ErgoKneeler, ErgoRaiser and  our latest addition the Redbacks Kneeler. 

We hope to see you there on Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th June 2019!

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Tagevac Launched in the US

Tagevac Launched in the US

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It was an absolute pleasure to join our US distributor, Advanced Egress Solutions, at the  2019 Emergency Preparedness Conference in Washington (23-25th April), for the launch of the Tagevac evacuation tracking system, into the USA.

The event sets out to help prepare organisations for emergencies and disasters through greater development and practiced management and execution of their emergency operation plans. 

The Tagevac evacuation system was a big hit with delegates, many of whom were not satisfied with their current system or had no reliable system in place at all.

Tagevac provides its users with a fast and reliable method to…

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Technical work seating - we have it covered!

Technical work seating - we have it covered!

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Require a technical or more appropriate work chair?.... we’ve got it covered!

Certain work environments call for a specific type of work chair, often of a specification that isn’t met by a standard office chair range.

Spectrum Healthcare offer a range of technical work seating for use in a wide range of work environments, from static-sensitive and “GMP” clean rooms to production and everything in between. 

So what is the working environment? And what are the general requirements needed in a work chair?

laboratory or medical facilities – you probably need anti-microbial and bleach cleanable finish. Lab benches tend to…

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Emergency Preparedness in the USA

Emergency Preparedness in the USA

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It has been an absolute pleasure to be able to support our USA distributor, Advanced Egress Solutions, at two conference in the USA this year and offer our knowledge and expertise to delegates, along with introducing further devices into the market.

April saw our International Director, Steve Clark, travel to Orlando for the 14th annual Emergency Preparedness Conference. Organized by the Joint Commission Resources, the two day conference covered topic areas like Disaster Planning, Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Medicine, Patient Safety, Operations, Risk Management, Community Health, and Public Health.

This month we joined Advanced Egress again for the annual AHEPP (Association…

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Move it like Grampian 2018

Move it like Grampian 2018

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The first ever Move It Like Grampian event was a huge success with hundreds of delegates filling Aberdeen’s beautiful Beach Ballroom. The events aim was to showcase how effective moving and handling can help protect patients, staff and the public from potential injuries and liabilities.

We received a great deal of interest in our low working solutions, including our best known devices the ErgoKneeler and ErgoRaiser - which when used together at floor level form an effective system for managing the physical difficulties associated with kneeling to access and treat lower limbs.

We’d like to thank everyone who came to…

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OneLeg steals the show at FootHealth 2018

OneLeg steals the show at FootHealth 2018

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FootHealth 2018, held at the Kettering Conference Centre, proved to be our busiest show to date with an overwhelming amount of delegates taking up our fantastic show offer and walking away with their very own OneLeg stool.

We were thrilled to have returning visitors bring their friends along to see us and hearing so many people recommending the Oneleg as the perfect low seating solution for a wide range of tasks . There was such a fantastic buzz in the air!

Since being introduced in to the healthcare market by us over 5 years ago, the OneLeg has proved a…

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