Menu
Events & News Events & News

Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

How Good Design can Eliminate Inefficiency

Productivity is everything in the medical and care industries. Clinicians and care workers have high demands but are time poor. Every second counts, especially when it comes to maintaining the health and wellbeing of the elderly and those recovering from an operation or illness. Wasted time through poor process, lack of process or the inadequate […]

World Antibiotics Awareness Week

Last week marked World Antibiotic Awareness Week. Antibiotic resistance, according to the World Health Organisation, is one of the biggest threats to global health and represents the most urgent drug resistant trends. It can compromise the treatment of infectious diseases and it has stalled progress in new treatments and medical breakthroughs. Although antibiotic resistance occurs […]

C. Diff Awareness Month

November marks International C. Diff Awareness month. C. Diff (or Clostridium Difficile), for the unaware, is a particularly aggressive bacterium that can infect the bowel and cause diarrhoea. It’s also everywhere, more or less all the time. Clostridium Difficile is found in the air, water, soil and often in our intestines and therefore in human […]

Keeping Drains Clean and Blockage Free

Adequate drainage and sanitation is one of the cornerstones on which a developed society is built. The ability to quickly and safely remove waste water is vital to not only to human health but the environment as well. It takes a surprisingly small amount of infectious material to contaminate water sources and eco systems and […]

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 […]