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A change of scenery - from critical care to the café or the garden
Critical illness can be isolating and disorienting and often, professionals working in these environments are very keen to move patients off the unit for a short time, to offer a change of scenery. However, it can be difficult with the...
Why rent healthcare equipment?
Many hospitals, both private and NHS run, regularly hire healthcare equipment and when you consider the benefits that have been fed back to us, it makes sense! 1. Access to the latest equipment without having a large one-off payment If...
Multi-Purpose Medical Chairs - Saving Space, Time and Back Injuries
Multifunctional chairs, designed for hospitals, have the potential to ease the workload for busy acute care staff as well as other significant benefits. In this short guide, we are going to look at two types of chairs: Multifunctional chairs for...
What are common issues with floor level profiling beds?
If you’re considering purchasing floor level beds for your organisation, you may be wondering what potential problems there are with these types of medical furniture. The types of problems that can occur depend on a few factors: Will they be moved...
What happens in a medical equipment demo? FAQ's
Who should attend? A medical equipment demo should include any staff that will be involved in the equipment purchase and ongoing usage, such as manual handling / back care / ergonomics, ward staff, physio's, OT's. How long does it take? A demo is...
Warranty on medical equipment - how it works
Medical equipment warranties provide peace of mind to healthcare professionals and carers who are using equipment daily in busy hospitals and we offer a simple explainer below as to what they do and don't cover, and how they work. Warranty...
Save time, space and transfers with a Procedure Chair
With time and space being at a premium in busy hospital departments, every minute and millimetre counts. Multi-purpose stretchers and trolleys Within fast-track areas of the hospital such as Emergency Department (or Accident and Emergency depending on nomenclature), Day Surgery,...
Bariatric Portering Chairs - a desktop market comparison
If you are considering purchasing bariatric portering chairs to facilitate the movement of larger patients throughout hospital sites, we provide a brief overview and market comparison here. Hospital portering teams provide invaluable support to their organisations departments, colleagues and patients,...
The top 8 reasons that medical equipment maintenance matters
At a time when budgets are under pressure, does it make sense to save money by minimising the maintenance of medical equipment, or should care homes and hospitals invest in this provision? We explore eight reasons why it makes sense to...
How much does it cost to hire a Sertain chair?
The Sertain™ chair range is one of the UK's most popular rental chairs and is available in a wide range of sizes and specifications.  All of them have these common attributes: 100% layflat function for lateral transfers, in-chair intubation and...
What are common problems with lay-flat / hi-lo medical chairs?
If you’re considering purchasing lay-flat / hi-lo chairs for your unit, you may be wondering what potential problems there are with these types of seating. The types of problems that can occur depend on a few factors: Are the chairs...
A guide to intensive care chair costs and pricing
When looking for new chairs for your intensive care, high dependency, or trauma unit, one of the first questions is - how much do new chairs cost? We will do our best here to provide you with an overall guide...
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Sertain Chair case study; Queens Hospital, Romford
One of our Sertain™ chairs was purchased by Queens Hospital, Romford and we were fortunate enough to get a full review of the chair.   The full review can be read here A summary from the Senior Physiotherapist in the critical care...
Our sliding top endoscopy trolley gets the thumbs up!
Our new Modsel electric imaging trolley has been trialled at the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough to great success!  Features & benefits Used as both a procedure trolley and an imaging trolley, this flexible trolley has a sliding top...
Ward comfort for bariatric patients thanks to Comflex
A great postural support ward chair for bariatric patients
A chair you can be Sertain of....
This blog is devoted to quotes on the amazing Sertain™ early mobilisation Chair!    The advanced Hi-Lo chair is ideal for Critical Care, ICU's and any wards where OT and physiotherapy takes place.  The Sertain™ is regularly used to encourage early mobilisation. It...
Marvelling at the (new) Modsel!

We really believe this versatile chair will streamline medical procedures and recovery across healthcare facilities, improving productivity and reducing unnecessary equipment and transfers. 

Our new electronic appointment system
Here at Caremed HQ, as part of mission to make our Service first class and as easy as possible for our customers, the Operations Team have been developing a new scheduling system for most of the work we undertake.  We...
The circle of life…. When budgets are tight
 Refurb, rent & recycle with Caremed Caremed are offering you a chance to not only save some money (perhaps even make some of we buy back old equipment!), but do your bit for the environment and recycle your old Caremed...
Servicing and repairs
We are open and here to support you, whilst operating in a safe way for all concerned. In order to keep everyone safe; you, your patients, your own friends and family, alongside our Caremed family, we now have a number...