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Clinical Study highlights importance of effective foreign body removal and the avoidance of costly theatre intervention

20th December 2013
by DTR Medical Ltd

A recent clinical study carried out in Birmingham Children’s Hospital, has explored the success rate of foreign body removal from children’s ears by a nurse-led ENT clinic. It highlighted the associated impact on staff workload, secretarial time and clinic costs that resulted from failing to remove the object first time without the need for admission…

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‘vCJD’ research study prompts UK Health Agencies to consider risk posed by cross contamination by surgical instruments

12th December 2013
by DTR Medical Ltd

A recent study of 32,000 anonymous samples from appendectomies found 16 which tested positive for Variant Creutzfeldt – Jakob disease (vCJD) – a degenerative brain disease related to BSE otherwise known as “Mad Cow Disease”. From this research, it was estimated that 1 in 2,000 people in the UK may be carriers of the disease.1…

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DTR Medical attends annual ‘UKHealthTech’ Conference and awards dinner in Cardiff

12th December 2013
by DTR Medical Ltd

Hosted by MediWales, the national UKHealthTech conference and MediWales awards dinner provided a fitting stage for a number of Keynote Speakers and industry experts in Cardiff, namely Professor Keith Harding CBE (Director of the Wound Healing Research Unit), Professor Val Edwards-Jones (Professor of Medical Microbiology, MMU) and winner of ‘The Apprentice’ 2011, Tom Pellereau. David…

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DTR Medical awards young talent for research into Colorectal Cancer

4th November 2013
by DTR Medical Ltd

DTR Medical awards young talent for research into Colorectal Cancer at Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh All Wales Medical Student Surgical Research Symposium Hosted by Mr Steven Backhouse (ENT Consultant, Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend), the 4th Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) Surgical Research Symposium welcomed entrants to submit abstracts, posters and conduct presentations…

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WIN with ‘SPIN’!

23rd August 2013
by DTR Medical Ltd

DTR Medical are proud supporters of the Swansea University student employability scheme – ‘SPIN’ (Swansea Paid Internship Network). Introduced by Swansea University under the Swansea Employability Academy, SPIN is an initiative focused on assisting students to be better prepared to enter work after completing their studies. Taking the opportunity to show continued support of regional…

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Proud Supporters of ‘All Ears Cambodia’

12th August 2013
by DTR Medical Ltd

DTR Medical are delighted to have been given the opportunity to support the charitable organisation ‘All Ears Cambodia’, a unique medical service helping to provide much needed audiology care for a nation gripped by years of poverty and conflict. DTR Medical has donated a selection of single-use ENT instruments such as forceps and aural specula…

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CJD inquest at Irish hospital highlights single-use benefits

19th July 2013
by DTR Medical Ltd

As reported by RTE News Ireland, concerns have been raised over possible CJD contamination during neurosurgery at Beaumont hospital supposedly caused by insufficient sterilisation of reusable surgical instruments. Allegedly, the instruments were not put through the normal, rigorous isolation and sterilisation processes that are necessary when there is a chance of CJD contamination1. This case…

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Reduce patient waiting times in A&E/MIU with the NEW Clearway Suction Handle

30th April 2013
by DTR Medical Ltd

Ideal for Foreign Body Removal Removes difficult foreign objects from ear and nose Reduces patient waiting times Avoids need for costly theatre intervention Less traumatic experience for both patient and family Recent findings by the Care Quality Commission reveal patients are waiting longer to be treated in A&E with 33% waiting 4+ hours. Children presenting…

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‘How I do it’ guide to Fasciaform Tympanoplasty

19th March 2013
by DTR Medical Ltd

Playing a significant role in Otology, DTR Medical recently featured in national and local press for their key role in the development of Tympanoplasty Moulds for Fasciaform Tympanoplasty (also known as formaldehyde-formed fascia graft, or fasciaform graft technique). Although not a particularly new procedure, Consultant ENT Surgeon John Phillips of Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital…

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Plaid Leader visits DTR Medical

13th March 2013
by DTR Medical Ltd

DTR Medical recently featured in the regional UK paper, the ‘South Wales Evening Post’ in recognition of the on-going innovative developments at the Swansea-based company. Leanne Wood, leader of the Welsh political party Plaid Cymru visited the company along with Bethan Jenkins, South Wales West Assembly Member. It provided the opportunity to discuss some of…

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DTR Medical reveals success at Arab Health 2013

3rd March 2013
by DTR Medical Ltd

DTR Medical recently embarked on a trade mission to Arab Health 2013 in Dubai, exhibiting their extensive range of Single-use instruments on the Welsh Government Pavilion. The four day conference attracted delegates from across the world, brought together by a mutual interest – products and services to improve global healthcare. Represented by Managing Director Andrew…

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DTR interviewed for life sciences film

18th January 2013
by DTR Medical Ltd

MediWales, the Welsh life science network, recently commissioned the following short film, ‘Unrivalled Connectivity’, which showcases why Wales is a great place to do life science. Andrew Davidson, Managing Director of DTR Medical, was interviewed for the film to share his experiences of working in Wales. Andrew discusses how the highly skilled and reliable local…

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Savings benefits of the Clearway Suction Handle

16th January 2013
by DTR Medical Ltd

The new Clearway Suction Handle for foreign body removal is ideal for A&E, emergency room and minor injury units. This latest development reduces the need for surgical intervention by the ENT department, with potential cost savings of up to £700 per patient. Please view our case study below highlighting the potential savings benefits. Click here…

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