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Obex announces Germitec nomination for the 2020 Prix Galien Award for Best Medical Device

Germitec, Hypernova Chronos has been nominated for the 2020 Prix Galien Award for Best Medical Device This prestigious Prix Galien Award each year, recognises outstanding achievements in 5 categories Medicines, Research Work, Medical Devices, E-Health and Accompanying Patient, that improves the global human condition. Originally founded in France in 1970, is now awarded in ten countries around the world with France as our Prix Galien Award country. “This nomination not only highlights the breakthrough technology behind Hypernova Chronos in High Level [...]

Angiodroid Acquires New Feature

Obex is delighted to announce the Angiodroid Automatic CO2 Injector now has a new injection synchronisation feature.  The injection synchronisation software developed with Philips will significantly reduce X-ray dose. Contact Obex for more details.         Discover Angiodroid here  – The Automatic CO2 Injector

COOK Medical Biotech Webinar Series

These free-to-attend CPD webinars have been organised by British Journal of Hospital Medicine and supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Cook Biotech, Inc, West Lafayette, IN, USA. The top national and international experts in the field will provide surgeons, nurses and wound care specialists with the latest insights and updates on tissue regeneration and healing, with the aim of further developing clinical skills and knowledge. Topics to be covered are: – The role of ECM in tissue healing – Biologics: can we [...]

Obex Medical achieves Telarc ISO:45001 – the global occupational health and safety management system standard

We are pleased to announce our recent certification with ISO:45501. Obex is committed to improving employee safety, creating safer working conditions and reducing  workplace risk. Some of the benefits of achieving accreditation include; reductions in staff turnover, absenteeism and lost productivity; integration with other recognised management systems and reducing our health and safety risks within the workplace. We look forward to maintaining this standard and working with our employees in providing a safe and healthy working environment. For further information: Telarc H&S ISO45001

10 Recommendations for Point of Care Ultrasound Probe Disinfection

Please see link below to new guidelines published for Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS). The College of Intensive Care Medicine, special interest ultrasound group (USIG), adapted and expanded the 2017 ASUM/ACIPC guidelines to the specifics of intensive care medicine on what is required between patients when using Point of Care Ultrasound, to stop the spread of infection. https://info.germitec.co.uk/en/covid19-disinfection-recommendations To find out more feel free to join the live webinar on 11th June 1.00pm-2.00pm Register Online: bit.ly/POCUS-ICU

MoH Media release / website information for all health workers

The Ministry of Health is moving to increase the capacity of the health workforce to deliver essential health services. We are seeking expressions of interest from health and care professionals who are able and willing to work for a limited amount of time as part of the national strategic approach to managing COVID-19. We have already been asking retired health professionals to express their interest in working within the health and disability system, and now we would also like to hear [...]

Infab achieve ISO 13485:2016 certification

Exciting news for our Infab Radiation Protection and Accessories! Obex Medical have always supplied ISO 9001:2015 radiation protection gowns,and we are now proud to announce Infab Corporation has achieved the highest standard of excellence receiving the more stringent ISO 13485:2016 certification. To learn more:  ISO 13485:2016

NZATS Annual Education Conference

At the recent NZATS Annual Education Conference that was held at Rydges Latimer, Christchurch 8-10th November with the theme of “Change” 2019, Geoff Andrews-Mabille (Sales Consultant, Obex) was invited to present on “Why sustainability is about relationships”.  When you think about the enormous problem of environmental sustainability in healthcare, it’s easy to throw up our hands and give up.  But, if we strive for honest, open and constructive relationships between industry and healthcare professions we can eventually change the [...]