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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

INFAB Corporation exhibiting at RSNA 2019

Going to RSNA 2019 this year?  INFAB Corporation is returning to RSNA in Chicago.  Located at McCormick Place, they will be at South Hall A booth#2500.  They will have several different products showcased such as Revolution Aprons, Scatter Armor, Lockers and more.  They look forward to seeing customers in attendance and hope to see you December! Visit their exhibitor profile here:  RSNA 2019

World Radiography Day 8th November

World Radiography Day is celebrated on 8th November every year.  The date marks the anniversary of the discovery of x-radiation by Wilhelm Roentgen in 1895.  We’re proud to work with such wonderful people who provide a vital contribution to modern healthcare in the fields of diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy.  Check out Libby Wilson’s article:  Tim Tams and radiation therapy at Waikato.

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.

NZATS Emergency Airway Skills Workshop

NZATS Emergency Airway Skills Workshop The annual workshop held on Saturday 21st September, saw almost 50 Anaesthetic Technicians spend the day at Obex Medical for a combination of lectures and workshops.  This provides quality difficult airway education for NZATS members, non-members and allied clinicians.  A special thanks to Kirstin Fraser, NZATS Chair for organising the programme and speakers.  Saturday 15th August is tentatively booked for the 2020 meeting.  If you would like to set up a similar event in your [...]