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Initial Medical to share waste management expertise at CCR Expo 2015


Visit Stand D2 to find out about clinical waste management in the aesthetic industry

Wet wipes: a blight on hospital hygiene?


Scientists at Cardiff University tested seven detergent wipes they claimed were used in hospitals. And the potential for bacteria transferral was alarmingly high.

Initial Medical launches myLearning innovative e-learning platform


Initial Medical has launched a new online learning tool to help support healthcare organisations in keeping their employees fully up-to-date with best practice and the latest legal requirements for the handling and disposal of clinical waste.

Reducing the risk from scalpel blades in the healthcare industry


With 8-11% of sharps injuries caused by scalpel blades in healthcare settings, leading to a risk of pain, infection, and damage requiring surgery and rehabilitation, as well as emotional distress, it is of vital importance that blades used in the medical industry are disposed of safely.

Death, Taxes and the Value of Clinical Waste Management


With approximately 4,000 funeral directors offering services throughout the UK, the need for specialist clinical waste management is clear

Black Alert: Every Hospital’s Worst Nightmare


If you’re on black alert, our message is clear – stay on top of your hygiene requirements. It will make all the difference.

The Rise of British Tattoo Parlours


Despite traditionally being the reserve of sailors, bikers and criminals, around one fifth of British adults are now inked – and this means plenty of work for tattooists around the country.

Peppermint scented gloves now available from Initial Medical


Peppermint scented gloves now available from Initial Medical, designed specifically for the dental market and for an improved patient experience.

Closed hospitals – when viruses grow too strong


When a virus seems uncontainable, when the merest handshake can put everyone at risk – that’s when a hospital has to shut its doors.