Coronavirus update

Following the recent covid-19 announcement regarding the closure of non-essential businesses, we would like to reassure our customers that as suppliers of essential emergency equipment to the healthcare sector, we are still open for business.

While our aim is to continue to provide an uninterrupted service, we will continue to monitor the ever changing situation while taking all necessary steps to ensure the wellbeing of both our staff and customers.

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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2018 Medilink East Midlands Business Awards

2018 Medilink East Midlands Business Awards

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We were delighted to have the opportunity to sponsor the award for Export Achievement at the prestigious Medilink East Midlands Business Awards this month, along with sister company Hospital Aids.

The business awards celebrate the achievements, breakthroughs and innovations of companies operating or moving into the healthcare, med tech or bioscience sector across five categories - Export achievement, Outstanding Achievement, Collaboration with the NHS, Start-Up and Innovation.

Three finalists were picked for each category with five companies crowned as winners on the night.

We’d like to congratulate all the winners and shortlisted companies of the night and especially to Charnwood…

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Launch of the UKs first dedicated Emergency Evacuation Seminar and Exhibition

Launch of the UKs first dedicated Emergency Evacuation Seminar and Exhibition

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We were delighted to have the opportunity to support and contribute to the UK's first dedicated Emergency Evacuation Seminar and Exhibition last month (2nd May 2018). 

Launched by TagEvac and held at Aviva’s prestigious headquarters in London, this was the first of a series of events which saw professionals from a range of organisations come together to learn and develop best practice for managing their evacuation needs. 

The next event is set to be held at The Fire Service College, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire on  the 11th October 2018.  The Fire Service College specialise in equipping today’s firefighters and other emergency responders…

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Scottish Manual Handling Forum 2018

Scottish Manual Handling Forum 2018

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We had a fantastic time at the Scottish Manual Handling Forum 2 Day Conference, which was held May 23rd -24th at the Golden Jubilee Conference Centre, Glasgow.

During the conference, we welcomed moving and handling professionals from the NHS, local authorities, education sector and the private sector, providing them with advice and demonstrations on a range of products available from us here at Spectrum Healthcare - including our latest innovation the ErgoRaiser.

We were lucky enough to have the inventor of both the ErgoRaiser and ErgoKneeler, Retired Chartered Physiotherapist and Back Care Adviser Linda Darwent, on the stand with us…

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Emergency Evacuation - Are you legally compliant???

Emergency Evacuation - Are you legally compliant???

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Recent fire related disasters have once again highlighted the need for thorough fire risk assessments, suitable fire safety precautions and procedures to be in place, to avoid loss of human life – as seen in the Grenfell Tower blaze.

Care home owners have legal responsibilities, under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, to ensure they have a detailed emergency plan for dealing with any fire situation.

This means carrying out a fire safety risk assessment that incorporates an emergency evacuation plan for all people likely to be on the premises, including disabled people, staff and visitors.

In no circumstances…

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Tagevac... a revolutionary way to manage your building evacuations

Tagevac... a revolutionary way to manage your building evacuations

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TagEvac is the simple, fast and safe way to manage the evacuation of your building. Using a system of magnetic tags, zone stations and a central control board, TagEvac® gives fire wardens/marshals and Fire & Rescue Services real time information about a buildings evacuation process and eliminates the need for time consuming roll calls.

How it works:

Prior to installation, each building must first be split into controllable evacuation zones.

A tag station, containing a removable metal tag, is then placed in a fixed location outside that zone. Each zone is colour coded and has a unique reference. The tag…

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Successful launch of the ErgoRaiser

Successful launch of the ErgoRaiser

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We had a fantastic few days at the National Back Exchange Conference where we successfully launched our new ergonomic limb support - the ErgoRaiser. It was a privilege to have the Ergoraisers designer, Linda Darwent -  Chartered Physiotherapist and Back Care Adviser, with us during the conference to share her expertise and thoughts behind the creation of this unique limb support with delegates.

On day 1 of the conference we invited delegates to join us in raising a glass to the successful completion of the project and held on the stand demonstrations to showcase the Ergoraiser’s versatility and possible applications…

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The ErgoRaiser Is Here!

The ErgoRaiser Is Here!

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Spectrum Healthcare (UK) Ltd is delighted to announce the long anticipated launch of their exciting new ergonomically designed limb support . . . the ErgoRaiser™,  - sister product to the highly successful ErgoKneeler™.What is the ErgoRaiser?

The ErgoRaiser is a modular limb support designed to address the postural and comfort needs of both patient/client and practitioner. It is easy to use, has superior infection control properties and low maintenance costs.

Offering a versatile range of elevations and angles of support, the unique ErgoRaiser™ can provide comfortable support for a limb from either floor level or from raised surfaces such…

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Foothealth 2017 Conference

Foothealth 2017 Conference

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We had a fantastic (but very sweaty) few days at the Foothealth Conference in sunny Kettering this week where we were once again showing the ErgoKneeler and sister product the ErgoRaiser (which is being launched soon we promise!!).

This year we also had our fabulous and very colourful OneLegs for sale on the stand, which proved very popular among delegates.  Lots of very happy domiciliary nurses walked away with one to replace their rickety old fishing stools for their visits , which we are sure will be a great conversation piece with clients. 

It was an absolute pleasure to spend…

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