The Impact of NHS Staff Leaving Healthcare
We take a look at the impact mass resignations are having on healthcare. Explore the reasons why healthcare professionals are opting for alternative careers.
CO2 Reduction In Slipper Socks Manufacturing Process
Our contracted mill have embarked on a mission to reduce CO2 emissions during slipper socks production. Find out how this went.
Checklist: Things to Pack For Overnight Hospital Stay
Staying in hospital can be scary. We give you some ideas for packing an overnight hospital bag, to help you feel at ease.
Behind the scenes of an Interweave photoshoot
Come to a photoshoot with us in Leeds. Find out more about behind the scenes of photographing our scrub range.
Introducing Bariatric Gripper Socks
Find out more about our newest size of slipper socks, the 3XL bariatric size. Learn more about the features and benefits of these non slip socks.
What do other customers buy? Best selling products in 2022
Wondering what healthcare textile products other people buy? Find out which size & colour they buy, how much they spend and more.
What are Hot Towels? And Why You Should Use Them
What are hot towels? And what are the benefits for the face? Find out more about hot towels and how you can incorporate them into your life.
2023 will be a year of continued growth & expansion
Find out more about the upgrades & launches that dominated 2022 for our company. An exciting annual review, we share some of the changes with you.
Understanding Towel Sizes
Find out what size commonly used towels are. We explain the measurements of each type of towel, so you can buy the right towels for you.
Interweave Improves Website Design
We have re-designed our website to help you shop fuss free. Easily find the products and information you need with our new website.
Minimum Standard for Care Homes
What are the national minimum care standards? We explain what these standards outline and what level of care we can expect in UK care homes
How To Fold a Blanket?
How to fold a blanket for a variety of needs. Folding for storage, decoration and more. Folding techniques to suit you and your requirements.
Health Care Uniforms
We take a look at a few examples of health care uniforms commonly found in UK hospitals. From nurses to radiographers, find out how to identify healthcare staff.
Fall Prevention at Christmas [Updated 2022]
We revisit our original fall prevention blog post and make it festive! We explore the ways in which Christmas and the festive period can bring about fall dangers.
Keep Warm This Winter With Blankets
We give our best blanket recommendations for the cold winter ahead. Find a suitable blanket for you or your facility.
Famous nurses in History
We take a look at some important and valuable figures in nursing history. Their contributions have influenced modern medicine in ways we likely did not even know.
Christmas Gifts for Family
Give the gift of blankets this Christmas. Combat the cold with a variety of high quality blankets.
What is Oedema?
We take a look at what oedema is, the causes, treatments & more. Find out what is oedema & what you can do to reduce swelling.
Interweave Combats Covid19 with 880 Free Face Mask Packs
We gave away free boxes of 50 face masks with all online orders, giving our customers peace of mind and protection.
Falls Awareness Week with Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
We are partnering with Hull Royal Trust this Falls Awareness Week. Looking to understand the causes, risks and implications of deconditooning and prolonged bed rest.
Falls Awareness Week 2022
Falls awareness week runs from the 19th to 25th September 2022. The campaign organisers hope to increase the awareness of what we can all do to minimise falls for the people we care for.
How to Take Clothing Size Measurements Without a Tape Measure
We explain how to take clothing measurements at home with the things you have in your house. From string to printable rulers.
Interweave Supports Two Conferences
Find us at two conferences this September. The National Back Exchange & the Society of Hospital Linen Service Managers. We look forward to meeting people!
Healthcare volunteering can be a great way to get experience, or simply just donate your time to helping others. There are so many organisations which require your help.
Do You Need to Wear a Mask on Your Summer Holiday?
Find out if you need to wear a face mask in European countries. We look at the top 5 summer destinations and their specific rules.
What Helps With Swollen Legs in the Elderly?
Find out why swollen legs, feet and ankles are more common in the elderly. Learn tips and tricks to understanding how to deal with swelling.
Duvet Tog Guide
We explain what the tog rating means for duvets, and how you should choose your next duvet. Find out how warm each tog rating is and when you should change your duvet as the seasons change.
Introducing Orvecare Products
Take a look at the new Orvecare products, from patient warming blankets to bariatric multi-movers.
Interweave Warehouse & Operations Team wins Award
We celebrate our warehouse & logistics team winning the Industry Champions Team Recognition Award.
Why are care home resident numbers declining?
We take a look into why the care home resident population is declining compared to pre-pandemic levels. What are the factors and influences on these statistics.
Seclusion Range: What is Secure-Tex Fabric?
A look into the seclusion range and Secure-Tex fabric. Explore the products available and the key features of each.
Why is Communication Important in Nursing?
What makes communication vital in nursing and other healthcare settings? The benefits of communication in medicine only benefits the team and patients, find out why.
Stress Management for Older Adults
We look at how and why older adults can feel stress. We consider symptoms and signs to look out for, as well as techniques that you or your loved ones can do to help reduce stress.
What is Patient Centred Care?
Patient centered care benefits the experience, care and condition of the patient, Find out what patient centered care entails.
Interweave Donates Blankets to Ukraine Relief
We outline how we donated items to Ukraine, and the ways in which you can help to. Donating blankets and bedding to refugees and those affected by the conflict.
9 tips for organising a video shoot
We share our experiences of planning a video shoot and give you 9 tips to help you organise a smooth, hassle-free video production for your company. From how to plan your strategy to booking models and more.
Is 2 Hours of Sleep Better Than None?
Is 2 hours of sleep better than none? Explore the answer here. Find out why some sleep makes us groggy, and why power naps are so powerful!
Compression Socks for Nurses
Understanding the need for compression socks for nurses. The science, the benefits and why nurses should wear them to support their health with long strenuous shifts.
Washing Symbols UK
We explain commonly used laundry symbols you might find on your clothing labels. Save yourself from a disaster by finding out exactly what each symbol means.
Are Blankets Recyclable?
Explore the ways in which you can recycle your old and worn blankets. Traditional recycling, repurposing and new ways to use blankets!
Explore Patient Comfort Products
An easy summary of the patient comfort products we have on offer. For any care facility, from hospitals to home care. Take a look at some products to help you care.
How To Fold Towels for Any Shelf Size: A Guide
A visual and descriptive guide on folding towels for a variety of spaces. Storing towels on shelves and wherever you need to can be a difficult task. Choose one of these methods and save yourself some linen space.
How To Do Hospital Corners
An easy step by step guide to hospital corners. Try the clean and crisp method of bed making commonly used in hospitals and hospitality. Take a look at our range of bed sheets to help you do so.
How to Easily Fold a Fitted Sheet
A quick and easy guide to a difficult task easier. The best ways to fold fitted corners and create a storable shape for your fitted sheets.
Reducing Waste In Hospitals
We take a look at a variety of ways that hospitals can reduce their waste, from general to medical waste. We consider waste management planning, recycling and access to information.
How many hospitals in the UK [Updated October 2021]
Many people wonder how many hospitals there are in the UK. Some websites state the answer is 168, but this is far from the real picture.
Understanding NHS Waiting Times
Understanding the NHS wait times can be confusing especially when the wait is longer than you'd expected, so we have outlined the various different contributing factors.
Press release: Welcoming Orvecare into the group
Interweave Textiles Ltd is pleased to announce the purchase of Orvecare, a Hull-based healthcare and emergency services supply manufacturer.
Preventing falls at home: A checklist
A checklist for preventing falls at home. Including tips for preventing falls and what to do if you do fall. Read our fall prevention advice.
How to put on anti embolism stockings
A handy visual guide to putting on anti embolism stockings, commonly used to prevent blood clots, and used to patients who are immobile for long periods of time.
A guide to compression socks [infographic]
Buying compression socks for the first time? Helpful guide includes what they do, what size & rating to choose.
The meaning of green: Why do doctors wear green scrubs?
A look into why healthcare professionals wear dark green scrubs. Introducing our new Hunter Green scrubs range.
Provision of healthcare for children in hospital
UK child health & wellbeing in 2021 is lower than average. This article looks into how children in hospital are treated in the UK
Why should you wear turquoise scrubs?
Take a look at why turquoise scrubs are a popular choice among healthcare professionals, and why you should choose turquoise for your next scrub set!
Working In A Care Home
We take a look at a day in the life of a carer working in a care home, as well as the benefits and challenges of this role.
What do compression socks do?
Understanding compression socks. Read our quick and easy article explaining the features of compression socks, who needs them and how to wear them. Furthermore, where you can purchase them.
Is healthcare on demand a game changer?
Patients expect quick access to healthcare these days. Is healthcare on demand going to be the game changer everyone hopes it will be?
Benefits of Music in Care Homes
Based upon a study into the benefits of music for the elderly and memory, we look at the benefits of having music in care homes. We consider the potential benefits and how you can incorporate music into your care home.
Hospital bed sheets
Where to buy hospital sheets is a commonly asked question, we have collated our bed sheet options which are used in hospitals to help you find the right bed sheet for you.