Bob Parkin interviewed about the devastating Ukraine Oil Fire

Bob Parkin interviewed about the devastating Ukraine Oil Fire

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As you may have heard in the news, there has been a furious blaze raging at an oil depot in the Kiev region of Ukraine since Monday. The blaze has destroyed all 17 fuel tanks and has reportedly killed four people, with a further 10 rescue workers unaccounted for after a string of devastating explosions.

Today, Bob Parkin - Director of our new sister company Marsden Fire Safety Ltd, was interviewed for 'Russia Today' about how fire fighters would be trying to control the blaze. See his interview on Russia Today and read about the blaze here http://www.rt.com/news/265948-ukraine-oil-blaze-ecology/#

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Companies added to the group

Companies added to the group

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Spectrum Healthcare UK Ltd and sister company Hospital Aids are pleased to announce that they have added two further companies to their group, ‘Marsden Fire Safety Ltd’ and ‘MFS Fire Extinguishers’ with whom we have had a close working relationship for the best part of ten years.

Both companies have relocated from Nelson in Lancashire to our Northampton premises, where they are still currently being managed by Director Bob Parkin, who was previously with Lancashire Fire and Rescue for over 20 years.

Marsden Fire Safety Ltd was formed in 2000 and has been carrying out fire risk assessments commercially -…

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New OneLeg Sizes are now available

New OneLeg Sizes are now available

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Due to popular demand, the OneLeg is now being produced in three heights, all of which are now available from Spectrum Healthcare.

All three sizes offer the same great dynamic sitting. The ergonomically designed base allows the user to rock and turn around, whilst offering stability, giving the user a wide radius to work within, eliminating the need for overreaching and stretching. Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.

 The original X32 is great for use by adults when working at low heights, for example whilst doing maintenance jobs such as gardening or washing the car and for nursery workers…

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Latest product highlights published in Education Business

Latest product highlights published in Education Business

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Take a look at our latest product highlights featured in Education Business this month.  For more information on the featured products or if you would like to arrange an onsite product demonstration please contact  us at info@spectrumhealthcare.co.uk or call 01793 762928

http://educationbusinessuk.net/index.php/supplier-news/386-ergonomics/4861-spectrum-healthcare

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Northamptonshire Business Excellence Awards 2014

Northamptonshire Business Excellence Awards 2014

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Spectrum Healthcare (UK) Ltd are proud finalists of the Northamptonshire Business Excellence Awards 2014, in the Creative Innovation category with the ErgoKneeler – our ergonomic kneeling system – see: http://www.spectrumhealthcare.co.uk/products/ergokneeler/

The Northamptonshire Business Excellence Awards, held at the Daventry court hotel, is the most prestigious award ceremony of its kind in the county. Run and organised by the Northampton Chronicle & Echo and Northamptonshire Evening, supported by local businesses (such as main sponsors Stanair) and, most importantly, marking the achievements of local companies and people.

The evening included a gala dinner, which was attended by over 250 people and involved…

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New Roles at Spectrum Healthcare

New Roles at Spectrum Healthcare

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Stephen Clark who is the Sales & Marketing Director of Hospital Aids and Spectrum Healthcare (UK) Ltd is pleased to announce two promotions taking effect from 1st January 2015.

Fiona Garlick has been appointed to the newly created role of Office Manager as the result of the growth of the businesses and the increase in staff numbers over the last three years. Fiona started work as a clerical assistant for Spectrum in August 2009 and she has overseen many of the large orders over this period, as well as making a great contribution to the ever increasing international business of…

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Going forward in 2015

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2014 was a great year of growth in international enquiries and exports for Spectrum Healthcare UK Ltd and we had our best year to date in Ireland, USA and the Czech Republic. We also received some very promising enquiries from various countries in the Middle East, in particular Saudi Arabia, many of which should come to fruition in 2015.

The key factors in our overseas success are as the result of evacuation legislation around the world appearing to be coming into line with existing UK and Irish legislation, as well as the ongoing support that we receive from organisations such…

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The EMS Bariatric EvacMat is here!

The EMS Bariatric EvacMat is here!

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Following the successful launch of the EMS Bariatric EvacMat, at the Emergency Service Show in September this year we are pleased to announce that it has gone ‘Live’ on our website.

We have, so far, had a fantastic response this new bariatric evacuation device with it being the star of the show at many exhibitions.

In November we took it along to Trauma 2014 conference where it received lots of interest and has resulted in many requests for onsite demonstrations across the country.

Our International Sales Director Steve Clark then took it to the Moving and Handling Conference in New…

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The Bariatric EvacMat is a TV Star once again!

The Bariatric EvacMat is a TV Star once again!

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The Bariatric EvacMat is fast becoming a celebrity. Earlier in the year it appeared in Channel 4’s Bigger Body Squad and it has just made an appearance in an episode of BBC Scotland’s River City.

In this programme, a main character on the show, Big Bob, needs to be rushed to hospital when he developed chest pains and difficulties with his breathing. An ambulance crew arrive on the scene but are unable to move Bob due to his size, so a specialist Bariatric Ambulance and Crew are needed… Enter the Bariatric EvacMat! This well scripted scene shows what the Emergency…

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The Invention of the OneLeg

The Invention of the OneLeg

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For Susanne Schmidt, inventor of the OneLeg, the story of its’ creation begins with a small, charming cottage in Denmark where she lived with her husband. Susanne fell in love with the little cottage, once owned by her in-laws, and when she and her husband separated she decided to buy it.

One day while sorting through the attic there, she came across a ‘collar button stool’ which had been used by her ex-husband, who had been a bricklayer, as a seating aid whilst laying brick paving. The stool was made of wood and consisted of a single leg and a…

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