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Temporary omission of rescue breaths from training during current period of high transmission rates.

The Resuscitation Council UK (RCUK) has stated that they are supportive of training providers who may wish to omit practical teaching and assessment of rescue breaths in first aid training while coronavirus transmission rates are very high.  RCUK are leaders in the field of CPR and HSE support their position on this for most First […]

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Prestan manikins clothing and kneepad

Prestan Launch New Clothing Range

  Prestan Manikin Clothing Range. The new manikin clothing range from Prestan helps to create a more realistic real-life environment for CPR training.  Designed for easy removal, the collection includes a front-zipped shirt with a non-skid back for adult manikins, and a ‘hook and loop’ shirt for infant manikins, both of which are crucial additions […]

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Reliance Medical Shipping container costs rising

Chinese Containerised Shipping Issues

Following our update in November highlighting port delays and unprecedented increases in worldwide freight charges, the team at Reliance Medical have been paying close attention to the cost of importing containers.  The normal cost to ship a container was around $1,600, recent quotations have exceeded $14,000.  Any distributors who themselves import goods will already be […]

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Reliance Medical BS8599-1 First Aid Station

BS8599-1:2019 Compliant First Aid Station

  An efficient and attractive solution for storing first aid supplies in the workplace. British Standard compliant first aid kits reflect the most up-to-date changes in both workplace practice and risks, making them demonstrably more ‘fit for purpose’ in today’s environment.  The deluxe wall station is manufactured from high quality, wipe clean ABS plastic, with a […]

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Proteqt Reliance Medical Nitrile gloves

Supply Chain, Social and Ethical Responsibilities

Reliance Medical recognises its responsibilities within the supply chain and holds high expectations and requirements for all its suppliers and partners. We believe that it is important to operate in a socially responsible and ethical manner and have policies in place that support this position. It is a requirement that our suppliers uphold the same […]

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Proteqt Face Masks

Face coverings to be mandatory in shops and supermarkets from 24 July

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has spoken about plans to make face coverings mandatory in shops and supermarkets from 24 July 2020. Published 14 July 2020 Department of Health and Social Care and The Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP Thanks to one of the greatest national efforts in peace time, this deadly virus continues to […]

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Our Hand Gels contain 70% alcohol which exceeds CDC and Public Health England’s minimum recommendations for hand sanitisers.

Effective hand hygiene is vital.As businesses start to reopen, industry must continue to follow national guidelines and stay alert to the threats of coronavirus. Relisan 70% alcohol with hand moisturiser, is professionally manufactured by an experienced team in the UK and has been fully tested and appropriately licensed. 70% alcohol content which exceeds CDC and […]

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