Falls prevention week 2023 begins September 18th. Find out what you can do to prevent falls...
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.
Transitioning from hospital to home care might feel scary. We share some products to help you care for yourself at home.
How do you identify staff in hospitals? Read the UK guide to hospitals scrubs here.
UK healthcare in 2023: what's changed? We explore increased waiting times for testing, strike action and more.
Staying in hospital can be scary. We give you some ideas for packing an overnight hospital bag, to help you feel at ease.
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.
We take a look at what oedema is, the causes, treatments & more. Find out what is oedema & what you can do to reduce swelling.
We gave away free boxes of 50 face masks with all online orders, giving our customers peace of mind and protection.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Patient centered care benefits the experience, care and condition of the patient, Find out what patient centered care entails.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Buying compression socks for the first time? Helpful guide includes what they do, what size & rating to choose.
UK child health & wellbeing in 2021 is lower than average. This article looks into how children in hospital are treated in the UK
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.
Patients expect quick access to healthcare these days. Is healthcare on demand going to be the game changer everyone hopes it will be?
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.
How does free healthcare really work and where does it exist? We investigate and also look in more depth at universal healthcare countries.
A look into the impacts and challenges of caring through COVID. Discussing the difficulties of front line workers in the pandemic.
UK work related injuries were down 6% in 2020. Has the Covid-19 pandemic caused this change? We investigate.
NHS hospitals are saying that there’s been an increase in “falls patients” in recent weeks. The majority of these patients are elderly falling at home, whilst shielding from Covid-19.
We investigate the latest UK Government Covid-19 guidelines to the public to wear face coverings in some situations. Who does this apply to? Where does this apply? Find out.
As the coronavirus pandemic hit the UK, we rapidly adapted our working processes to continue delivering much-needed goods to the NHS. Find out more about the challenges we faced.
This article explores data relating to hospital bed numbers. In particular, how many hospital beds are there in the UK, how many beds per capita and the average number of beds per hospital.
Find out how to care for someone with coronavirus infection, including checking the symptoms, laundering bedding & disinfecting to protect others from the virus.
This morning, we despatched 300+ sets of critical healthcare textile supplies and set off to deliver to a hospital in time for the Wuhan coronavirus evacuees arriving. Read more.
Find out what happens in UK hospitals over Christmas. Many healthcare staff are busy at work on Christmas Day, providing 24/7 care for patients.
We look back at UK healthcare in the 90s to review healthcare costs compared to life expectancy and more. Which events made the healthcare headlines in 1999?
Infection control in care homes is a serious concern for the elderly, especially for care home residents with dementia. How do you ensure that you don’t suffer an infection outbreak at your care home? We’ve prepared a brief guide and helpful links.
Shockingly, one in every five men dies before he is old enough to retire! Factors ranging from poor diet, lack of exercise and a reluctance to ask for help all contribute to this issue. We ask the Interweave men what they do to keep healthy.
We summarised the current thinking on AI in healthcare, collated from leading sources. Read this to find out what the buzz is all about.
Being discharged from hospital is a positive event but it can also be a stressful time for you, as well as your friends and family. We’ve collated a list of 8 things to help you plan how you’ll cope when you leave hospital care.
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.
How will digital technology transform UK hospitals over the next 50 years? We speculate what futuristic hospitals will be like by 2068. Read more.