Category: Latest News
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Interweave maintains Level 3 LSAS
Interweave Textiles has maintained Level 3 Labour Standards Assurance System (LSAS) for the 3rd year running. Find out what this means and why it's important.
Decrease in work related injury in 2020
UK work related injuries were down 6% in 2020. Has the Covid-19 pandemic caused this change? We investigate.
Covid shielding caused increase in elderly people falling
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.
Donation to Overgate Hospice
Slide sheets & extension handles donated to Overgate Hospice in Elland. We're happy to help support their manual handling team.
To help you care in a crisis
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.
Dedicated to Quality and Care
At the end of January 2020, the ISO auditors came to our HQ office for their annual visit and we are pleased to report that we passed ISO 9001 certification with flying colours, again!
Pallet wrapping innovations reduce plastic use
Pallet wrapping is important, it ensures that customers receive goods in perfect condition. But we were using too much plastic.
Interweave flexibility assists with coronavirus emergency
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.
Raising money for Save the Children
There were lots of clashing colours, too many snowmen, herds of reindeer and best of all we raised money for Save the Children UK. Read more about our Christmas Jumper Day fun.
Interweave hosts “A Day At The Museum”
The Society Of Hospital Linen Service & Laundry Managers meeting was hosted by Interweave Textiles, including an interesting visit to the Calderdale Industrial Museum.
20 Year Anniversary – 20 Things We’ve Learnt
Interweave is 20 years old. But with a parent textile company dating back to 1863, we have the benefit of many more years experience. We share 20 lessons we’ve learnt in the last 20 years.
Meet the team at the National Back Exchange Exhibition
Are you going to the National Back Exchange Conference & Exhibition this year? Be sure to visit the Interweave stand to look at the slide sheets, transfer sheets and other patient handling equipment.
Supporting the industry
Our Customer Services Manager, Tim Meadows, has been appointed the National Secretary of the Society of Hospital Linen Service Managers and Laundry Managers. Read about what the society does and how it benefits the healthcare textile industry,
Interweave achieves Level 3 LSAS
Interweave Textiles has just attained Level 3 Labour Standards Assurance System (LSAS) compliance, an important step for our company. Find out what this means and why it's important.
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
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
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.
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