Wetherby-based Innova Care Concepts has secured a 850,000 contract to produce hoisting systems to your new Midland Met Hospital.

The contract – deemed the second biggest hoisting contract ever produced throughout the uk C will dsicover the organization supply 277 hoist units across 313 rooms.

Bob Oliver, hoisting specialist at Innova, said: “The client wanted a resolution that could supply them with wide flexibility concerning the way the hoist units could possibly be used. They wanted hoists which might be used for standard in and out of bed transfers, nevertheless for physiotherapy and various activities that traditional hoisting systems don’t always provide for.

“With 669 acute care beds, Midland Met needed numerous hoisting systems that will facilitate safe lifts for each patient, and that we provides that.”

Innova secured the agreement due to its unique curtain solution, that enables a hoist unit for being shared between beds and omit curtain rails easily.

Emma Loosely, Senior Commissioning Manager at Midland Metropolitan Hospital, added: “Innova’s innovative design solution surely could fulfil our requirements and utilise 1 motor unit, shared between individual bed spaces, in order to satisfy task of coordinating the ceiling track using the curtains across the bed space whilst maintaining patient privacy and dignity.

“By sharing motor units between bed spaces, the Trust has less units in just a 4-bed bay minimising the outcome for patients within that space, what’s more, it means fewer motor units to maintain and test annually.”


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