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What causes blockages?

Wherever there are pipes and flowing water there are blockages, be it under a kitchen sink or on a leafy residential street. Blockages, it seems, are a fact of life. However, what causes them is a major factor because without that knowledge you can’t possibly take any meaningful steps to resolve the issue without blindly […]

What is Antimicrobial Stewardship?

Our clients value our products because we have laced the outer shells with an antimicrobial coating which, in simple terms, prevents harmful microbes from taking root and growing. This means that it’s far easier to keep the machines free of anything harmful, making them safer to use, it also helps to fight the spread of […]

CHES National Conference – Niagara Falls – Canada

In September DDC Dolphin will be attending the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society national conference at the incredible Niagara Falls in Ontario, Canada. With more than six million cubic feet of water cresting every minute, the Falls creates a powerful backdrop to one of Canada’s biggest healthcare events. CHES represents hundreds of healthcare associations across Canada, […]

Impact of Mechanical Failure on Your Patients

Blockages are a problem, there’s no question.  Their knock-on impact on staff  is evident. The increased time drain on either manually cleaning bedpans or using an alternative sluice/dirty utility room elsewhere in the facility increases over time tasks naturally get backed up. Productivity plummets. There is also an increased risk of infection to clinicians as […]

Macerator Mythbusters

To the uninitiated, pulp macerators are clinical devices that quickly and efficiently dispose of human waste (and the pulp bedpan holding it) without exposing the clinician to risk of infectious disease. The big advantage of this over something like a bedpan washer is there is no further interaction with the bedpan. The entire thing, waste […]