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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 [...]

Obex Medical COVID-19 Update

The New Zealand Government as part of its COVID-19 Virus Containment Strategy has placed the country on Alert Level 4 effective from Wednesday the 25th of March. Obex Medical is deemed an essential business and we will therefore continue to supply medical devices.  This of course has meant a  few changes in how we do business. All of our business teams have been working remotely since Tuesday 24th March . To keep our warehouse team safe, and fully operational, we have [...]

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.