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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 [...]

Debbie Booth Award Winner

Congratulations to Gillian Martin from ADHB who was the 2019 recipient of the ‘Debbie Booth Award’ at the Perioperative Nurses Conference in Hamilton last week.  Gillian presented a paper titled “Access is vital at all times” which was well received by the judges. Photo: Gillian Martin, ADHB (left); Ingrid Swaffield, Obex (right)  

FlowSens CT Power Injector

ARG is the first site in Australia and NZ to purchase the FlowSens CT power injector. The FlowSens injector is a state of the art syringeless CT injector significantly reducing cost, plastic waste and contrast used per scan as well as speeding up the process to get contrast loaded between patients. A modern injector system with superior functionality, intuitive user interface and a strong safety focus. Photo from left to right: Albert Oti and his colleagues Dawn and Chris.