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Interesting articles written by the team at Interweave. Including healthcare industry news, commentary on current trends, speculation, forecasting and informative how-to articles to help you make the most of your healthcare products.

Weighted Blankets – What Do You Need To Know? 15th February 2019

Weighted Blankets – What Do You Need To Know?

A weighted blanket is a blanket with evenly spread weights built in, to be used when lying down to help improve sleep. Scientific studies have found that the evenly applied pressure provided by a weighted blanket relaxes the body enough - increasing serotonin to help the person fall asleep.

9 Tips to Help You Make the Right Procurement Decisions 15th February 2019

9 Tips to Help You Make the Right Procurement Decisions

Evaluating products and finding the right supplier to support your needs can be tricky. Here we list some tips to guide you through the process.

Do Slipper Socks Help Prevent Falls? 19th December 2018

Do Slipper Socks Help Prevent Falls?

The implementation of adequate footwear for patients and residents is one of the steps being taken in order to prevent falls. A budget friendly solution that is being explored is the use of non-slip slipper socks. The question is, what impact do slipper socks have on the fall prevention rate?

The Team Gets Festive with Christmas Jumpers! 14th December 2018

The Team Gets Festive with Christmas Jumpers!

The Interweave Team get festive for Save the Children's Christmas Jumper Day! Looking silly in Christmas Jumpers and raising money for a great cause!

Hospital Christmas decorations 3rd December 2018

Hospital Christmas decorations

We love these medical-themed Christmas decorations! Across the country, hospitals save money by using everyday medical equipment to cheer up patients stuck in hospital over Christmas. Which is your favourite?

Redesigning Logistics – Look Behind The Scenes 21st November 2018

Redesigning Logistics – Look Behind The Scenes

Here at Interweave, we've been rethinking logistics to help us deliver on our values. Take a look at the changes we've made in our warehouse.

The Hidden Dangers of Cubicle Curtains 7th November 2018

The Hidden Dangers of Cubicle Curtains

Cubicle curtains in hospitals are necessary for patient privacy, but a recent news article highlighted the risk of bacteria being spread by people touching the curtains. We examine the real risk of hospital acquired infections and how cubicle curtains play a part in that. Find out more.

Staying Happy and Healthy at Work – Top Tips 10th October 2018

Staying Happy and Healthy at Work – Top Tips

We spend 35% of our total waking hours at work. So it's important to do everything possible to stay happy and healthy at work. Here at Interweave, we’ve been thinking about keeping happy and healthy at work, and it won’t take more than a few small changes.

What will care homes be like in 100 years? 21st September 2018

What will care homes be like in 100 years?

What changes might take place between 2018 and 2118 to make the move go from something often viewed as a last resort, to something welcomed without worry?

What are interfaith gowns? 17th September 2018

What are interfaith gowns?

Interfaith gowns are a type of hospital patient gown, offered by hospitals to female patients who, for religious faith reasons, wish to remain covered up in public. UK hospital patient gown designs by Interweave Healthcare. Find out more

8 top tips for organising a photoshoot 11th September 2018

8 top tips for organising a photoshoot

We share our experiences of organising a photoshoot and give you 8 tips to help you organise a smooth, hassle-free photo shoot yourself. How to choose photography models, picking a photoshoot location and more.

Top 20 healthcare Twitterers 4th September 2018

Top 20 healthcare Twitterers

Healthcare related UK Twitter profiles - we looked for the most informative, engaging thought-leaders and information services.

What will hospitals be like in 50 years 3rd September 2018

What will hospitals be like in 50 years

How will digital technology transform UK hospitals over the next 50 years? We speculate what futuristic hospitals will be like by 2068. Read more.

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