Easter deliveries: Orders placed after 1pm Thursday 9 April will be processed on/after Tuesday 14 April. Read more

Close

Patient Handling

Safe patient handling avoids nurses and carers suffering from back injuries by using the right equipment for each situation. The most suitable manual handling aid will differ from patient to patient and type of lift or transfer being attempted.

Manual handling injuries cause musculoskeletal disorders, which is the most common type of occupational ill health in the UK. Back pain, in particular, accounts for approximately 40% of all sick absence in the NHS every year.

At Interweave we supply NHS hospitals, clinics and nursing homes with a wide range of equipment. The most popular are slide sheets which are available in many sizes. Slide sheets are either flat, flat with handles or tubular.

We also provide transfer sheets which are used by many carers moving one patient with the flat strong transfer sheet with handles, these can hold a patient weighing up to 400kg. The innovative USA “Airpal” product range is designed to make patient lateral transfers easy through the use of an air inflated mattress. The Airpal mattress lifts the patient up and helps you to transfer the patient smoothly to another bed or trolley.

Other equipment and accessories available online includes: patient turning rota cushions, rota stands, handling slings, repositioning gloves, stocking sliders and bed ladder straps.

Showing 1–30 of 64 results

  • hoist sling

    Pro-loop hoist sling

    £15.00 ex. VAT £18.00 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chainflat glide sheets

    Elite reusable flat slide sheet 75cm x 200cm

    £8.50 ex. VAT £10.20 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chainflat glide sheets

    Elite reusable flat glide sheet 100cm x 200cm

    £10.50 ex. VAT £12.60 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chainflat glide sheets

    Elite reusable flat slide sheet 140cm x 200cm

    £12.50 ex. VAT £15.00 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chainslide sheets moving and handling

    Elite patient specific flat slide sheet 75cm x 200cm

    £8.00 ex. VAT £9.60 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chainslide sheets moving and handling

    Elite patient specific flat slide sheet 100cm x 200cm

    £11.00 ex. VAT £13.20 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • slide sheets moving and handling

    Elite patient specific flat slide sheet 140cm x 200cm

    £13.00 ex. VAT £15.60 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply ChainFlat slide sheet

    Premium patient specific flat slide sheet 71cm x 200cm

    £5.00 ex. VAT £6.00 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply ChainFlat slide sheet

    Premium patient specific flat slide sheet 100cm x 200cm

    £10.00 ex. VAT £12.00 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply ChainFlat slide sheet

    Premium patient specific flat slide sheet 140cm x 200cm

    £12.00 ex. VAT £14.40 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Flat slide sheet

    Premium patient specific flat slide sheet 148cm x 220cm

    £13.00 ex. VAT £15.60 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chain

    Elite reusable flat slide sheet with handles 72cm x 200cm

    £13.00 ex. VAT £15.60 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chainslide sheets with handles

    Elite reusable flat slide sheet with handles 100cm x 200cm

    £15.00 ex. VAT £18.00 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chain

    Elite reusable flat slide sheet with handles 140cm x 200cm

    £17.50 ex. VAT £21.00 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Patient specific flat slide sheets with handles

    Elite patient specific flat slide sheet with handles 140cm x 200cm

    £17.00 ex. VAT £20.40 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply ChainPatient specific flat slide sheets with handles

    Elite patient specific flat slide sheet with handles 148cm x 220cm

    £19.50 ex. VAT £23.40 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply ChainPatient specific flat slide sheets with handles

    Elite patient specific flat slide sheet with handles 71cm x 200cm

    £12.00 ex. VAT £14.40 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply ChainPatient specific flat slide sheets with handles

    Elite patient specific flat slide sheet with handles 90cm x 200cm

    £14.00 ex. VAT £16.80 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chainhospital slide sheets

    Elite reusable tubular slide sheet 41cm x 60cm

    £5.00 ex. VAT £6.00 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chainhospital slide sheets

    Elite reusable tubular slide sheet 71cm x 72cm

    £5.50 ex. VAT £6.60 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chainhospital slide sheets

    Elite reusable tubular slide sheet 70cm x 100cm

    £6.75 ex. VAT £8.10 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chainhospital slide sheets

    Elite reusable tubular slide sheet 71cm x 122cm

    £8.00 ex. VAT £9.60 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chainhospital slide sheets

    Elite reusable tubular slide sheet 71cm x 145cm

    £9.50 ex. VAT £11.40 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chainhospital slide sheets

    Elite reusable tubular slide sheet 71cm x 200cm

    £12.00 ex. VAT £14.40 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chainhospital slide sheets

    Elite reusable tubular slide sheet 75cm x 200cm

    £12.00 ex. VAT £14.40 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chainhospital slide sheets

    Elite reusable tubular slide sheet 100cm x 122cm

    £14.00 ex. VAT £16.80 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chainhospital slide sheets

    Elite reusable tubular slide sheet 100cm x 200cm

    £20.00 ex. VAT £24.00 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chainhospital slide sheets

    Elite reusable tubular slide sheet 140cm x 200cm

    £22.00 ex. VAT £26.40 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • different types of slide sheets

    Premium patient specific tubular slide sheet 41cm x 60cm

    £3.50 ex. VAT £4.20 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy
  • Available via NHS Supply Chaindifferent types of slide sheets

    Premium patient specific tubular slide sheet 71cm x 72cm

    £4.50 ex. VAT £5.40 inc. VAT
    Quick Buy

Showing 1–30 of 64 results

Save and share basket
Save your shopping basket now and return later to buy. You'll receive a unique link which you could email to a friend or colleague. Please also share the link with our customer services team if you have any queries about the products or about delivery.
Back Save and share basket
Your shopping basket will be saved with product pictures and information, and costs. You can send it to yourself, or a friend, with a link to retrieve it at any time.
Your basket email sent successfully!