Healthcare Furniture. Enhancing Lives

Here at Caremed Alrick UK, we have been working with the NHS, Care Homes, Private Hospitals and OT's and Therapists for over 14 years both selling and renting out our healthcare furniture.

We pride ourselves on not only providing excellent quality products, but also servicing and repairing the equipment we provide, so they continue to help patients and healthcare professionals alike.

Here's an introduction to the Caremed Team!

 


Nathan Thompson, Managing Director

My job is to keep the business moving forward, but my special interest is definitely sales!

Years worked at Caremed: Since day one, 2007

What do you do in your spare time to relax? Relax? What's that?! Running and cycling.

What is your favourite part of the job? Knowing that what we do can make a big difference to the critically ill and their carers / therapists and nurses.

Favourite thing: Systems that fix problems!

 


Robert Thompson, Operations Manager

I head up the Operational running of the business. Regulatory & Compliance, Technical, Supply Chain, Quality Control, Performance Improvement and Fulfilment. We are constantly evolving the way we work – if you want the Japanese word for it, it is 改善 (Kaizen). Kaizen means "change for better".

Years worked at Caremed: 7

What do you do in your spare time to relax? I enjoy spending time at the BBQ Smoker! Smoking a beef brisket or pork belly for hours then enjoying it with friends.

What is your favourite part of the job?  Healthcare Professionals are amazing people, and I am lucky enough to work with them and make their life a little easier. Giving our customers a service, which is far above anyone else.

What do you like most about working for Caremed? Always jolly busy! Always something to do!


Melvin Grinnell, Technician

I help bring a smile to people's faces whilst ensuring they are comfortable and safe.

Nickname? Leonardo. Or just Leo! (It's a long story!)

Years worked at Caremed: 1 year

What do you do in your spare time to relax? Music! I mean who doesn't love music! Play, write and listen to it! Music seems to take up any spare time I have!

What is your favourite part of the job?  Travelling around the UK meeting new people and seeing beautiful countryside!

What 3 words would your colleagues use to describe you?  Loquacious, garrulous and voluble.


Glenn Sherriff, Warehouse & Workshop Technician

I assist with keeping the warehouse in ship shape order, alongside repairing and servicing equipment.

Years worked at Caremed: Under a year.

What do you do in your spare time to relax? I am a massive fan of martial arts and enjoy watching ice hockey at the weekend.

What is your favourite part of the job? Making carers and patients’ lives better by supplying products that fit their needs.

If you could write your own job title that best describes what you do here, what would it be? Helping people, whether it be in the HCP's environment or the warehouse.


Ian Thompson, Business Development

I find out what customers need, source or recommend products fmost suitable for them and demonstrate how to use them where possible (pre-COVID!).

Years worked at Caremed: 14 years

What do you do in your spare time to relax? Music; I strum the guitar and play chess when I can.

What is your favourite part of the job? I really enjoy meeting people and helping solve their problems.

What do you like most about working for Caremed? I am a problem solver by nature, so I like to help solve customer issues.


Karen Jay, Customer Care Manager

I work with customers to make sure their orders are fulfilled - answering any queries they may have. I also organise servicing and manage the office.

Years worked at Caremed: Less than a year

What do you do in your spare time to relax? I really enjoy walking with friends in the countryside, I also care for the elderly/disabled in my spare time, and I'm quite adept at home baking.

What is your favourite part of the job? At Caremed, the team goal is to get our dedicated care industry clients’ medical equipment needs answered to their satisfaction.


Helen Robertson, Marketing Manager

I work with the sales development team to better serve our customers and work on making the website easier to navigate, peppered with a bit of social!

Years worked at Caremed: 1 year

What do you do in your spare time to relax? I like to socialise with my friends who are dotted around the country, I love baking, walking and playing netball (badly).

What is your favourite part of the job? Meeting customers and understanding what they really need, in the knowledge we will do our level best to provide it.

What do you like most about working for Caremed? No day is the same, it is varied and there is always something happening or being developed!

"They may forget your name, but they will never forget the way you made them feel"

- Maya Angelou