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Sluice Rooms Aren’t Dirty

Sluice/Dirty Utility Rooms are an integral part of any hospital. They provide a central nexus that allows nurses to safely dispose of infectious material, clean reusable items as well as observe hand hygiene protocols. The reason they are so critical to the safe and effective functioning of a hospital or care setting is simple. They […]

Celebrating Team Success

We’re celebrating team success at DDC Dolphin this week and couldn’t be more pleased. Our Technical Support Manager  has received certification from recognised providers in a number of Infection Control areas, including Antimicrobial resistance, Antibiotic resistance as well as understand the Ebola Virus and how it can be avoided. This will enable our Technical Team to […]

Introducing Hygenex Medical Pulp Products

We would like to announce the launch of our new Hygenex Medical Pulp range of single-use utensils to enhance our product and service offering throughout the medical sector. Having achieved remarkable success in the pulp macerator market it was a natural progression for us to support our customers and offer ‘the complete solution’. The new Hygenex […]

The Impact of HCAI’s on Children

When a child is admitted to hospital it can be quite a daunting or even scary experience. Depending on their age, maturity or the nature of their visit to hospital, they may not fully understand why they’re being admitted. Or giving them the full story may simply be too upsetting. Throw in the fact that […]

Why is a Sluice Room Designed a Certain Way?

Sluice/dirty utility rooms are dedicated to the safe and efficient disposal of human waste and other potentially infectious material. However, installing a bedpan washer or pulp macerator in a utility closet does not make it a sluice room. Sluice/dirty utility rooms are far from glorified janitor closets, instead performing a vital role in the fight […]

The Truth about Pulp

To the average person pulp is little more than a wet shapeless mass of material usually associated with either making paper or the recycling process. However if you’re providing care to vulnerable adults or those in a clinical setting, pulp is so much more, and so much more important. Medical Pulp utensils in the healthcare […]

Enhanced Regional Support

DDC Dolphin welcomes Ian Heath who joined us on 2nd October as our Regional Service Manager for the South. Ian comes to us with over 30 years of field service experience and has outstanding technical understanding and commercial awareness which will be integral to the creation and delivery of the field service improvements.  

Canadian National Infection Control Week

The 16th to 20th October is National Infection Control Week in Canada. Infection Control Week is intended to raise awareness of the importance of effective infection control methods and best practices but also to review new methods and technologies that can give us the edge in our fight against infection. Educational institutes across the country […]

Dave’s Run to Beat Cancer

Dave Jackson, our Key Account Director is running the 10 mile Great South Run in support of Cancer Research UK.  Dave has experienced loss due to cancer first hand and like many others who witness cancer he wants to help bring forward a day when all cancers are cured. Cancer is a disease which effects millions of people […]

What are Protozoa

Protozoa are abundant in the world. Wherever there are bodies of water, soil, bogs or desert you can more or less guarantee that it will be teeming with single celled life such as the amoeba and ciliates. Of the 50,000 different types, some protozoa are solitary organisms; others live within colonies, whereas others are parasitic […]