Drive Medical acquires Park House Healthcare

Drive Medical acquires Park House Healthcare

Drive Medical Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drive Medical and a global manufacturer and distributor of durable medical equipment, has announced the acquisition of Park House Healthcare, a worldwide manufacturer of specialist pressure care products, hospital and community beds, and moving and handling equipment.
Medequip strengthens Community Equipment offering

Medequip strengthens Community Equipment offering

Medequip Assistive Technology, the UK's leading provider of community equipment services, operating more than 30 local authority contracts across the UK, is the first in its field to gain accreditation to CECOPS (the Community Equipment Code of Practice Scheme) Part 3, covering clinical and professional responsibilities.
Retailer sponsors skills academy

Retailer sponsors skills academy

Retailer Ableworld has teamed up with a local College’s Health and Social Care department to produce a realistic working environment at South Cheshire College. A Skills Development Academy has been launched, benefiting students and the local community.
Huge fine for hoist death

Huge fine for hoist death

A healthcare firm and its director have been ordered to pay more than £335,000 in fines and costs after a 100 year-old resident died from injuries she sustained in a fall from a hoist at a former Bedfordshire care home.
Europe dominates in hospital bed market report

Europe dominates in hospital bed market report

The global hospital beds market will reach US$ 6,731.8 million by 2020 according to a new report by Persistence Market Research.
Mobility Networks Italian and Baltic expansion

Mobility Networks Italian and Baltic expansion

The Mobility Networks Group, an international supplier of vehicle access solutions, has expanded operations into the Nordic and Baltic regions.
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