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Revised 20.3.20 Statement on the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and its impact on the Reliance Medical Supply Chain

29th January 2020 – Revised 20th March 2020 On 13th March 2020, the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 to be a pandemic. At Reliance Medical, we have been closely monitoring the spread of the virus since late January and implementing decisive measures, both in our UK and Shanghai based operations, to help increase resilience in […]

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Reliance Medical Strengthens Its Retail Position

Press ReleaseReliance Medical, the UK’s leading B2B first aid and medical device manufacturer, has acquired all trading assets of CMS Medical; formerly of Featherstone, UK. Acquisitions are not new to Reliance Medical, having successfully integrated other significant UK first aid brands; Frank Sammeroff and Lewis’s Medical Supplies. CMS will be no exception to this well-trodden […]

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Telefunken HR1 AED CPR

Telefunken AED withdrawn in Ireland; should we follow suit in the UK?

In 2013, Dutch automatic external defibrillator manufacturer DefiTeq, entered the UK market with its Telefunken AED.  Offering competitive price points and a simple user interface, the unit made a successful impression, and was adopted by a wide range of public and private sector organisations.  Fast-forward four years, and the cracks had started to show.   […]

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5990 Reliwash Redcap Phosphate Buffer Solution acid and alkali eye wash skin wash

Redcap vs Water: Independent test data results confirm 500ml Redcap is more effective than water…

Until now, there has not been a cost-effective medical solution to treat acid and alkali related contamination, so current protocols still recommend the sole use of water. However, independent test data has now confirmed that one bottle of Redcap 500ml is significantly more effective at neutralising acid and alkali splashes than comparable water treatment and […]

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BS8599-1:2019 Travel & Motoring and Personal Issue First Aid Kits

    Reliance Medical have already updated all BS8599-1 compliant kits to make sure you are also up to date.The key updates for the standard can be summarised as follows:A reduction of the Medium dressings and increase of the Large Dressings changes to the Small, Medium and Large BS8599-1 compliant kits.The removal of safety pins […]

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The British Standard for first aid kits has been updated. What you need to know.

    Reliance Medical have already updated all BS8599-1 compliant kits to make sure you are also up to date.The key updates for the standard can be summarised as follows:A reduction of the Medium dressings and increase of the Large Dressings changes to the Small, Medium and Large BS8599-1 compliant kits.The removal of safety pins […]

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Updated BS8599-1:2019 Workplace First Aid Kit Standard Published

Reliance Medical have already updated all BS8599-1 compliant kits to make sure you are.Following a comprehensive consultation process the British Standard BS 8599-1 has been reviewed and updated to reflect current first aid guidance and training protocols. The key updates for the standard can be summarised as follows: A reduction of the Medium dressings and […]

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