Why does Thames Medical use a Decontamination Procedure?
  • mikebrampton
  • April 2, 2021
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Decontamination is something that we have all become very familiar with over the last year –and asepsis and PPE are now buzz words throughout the general population, even the man on the Clapham omnibus has to wear a mask today! Decontamination and Safety When our clients return goods for repairs, servicing, or part exchanges, we…

Why Leasing a Lutech Multiparameter Monitor could save you money
  • mikebrampton
  • February 22, 2021
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Let’s face it – every practice would benefit from having at least one multiparameter monitor in their operating theatre. If money were no object, we would recommend these state-of-the-art Lutech machines every time. There’s no other unit that combines all vital signs in one easy-to-use compact machine. Balancing Budgets Unfortunately, money does play a big…

Don’t Let Blue Monday Get You Down
  • mikebrampton
  • January 18, 2021
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Blue Monday is a time of year when we’re all feeling a little deflated. Those of us that stuck to the new year’s resolutions are in the process of adjusting to new, harsher habits. Those of us who have already broken them are despairing over our weak willpower. This year it will be even worse…

Could you be a Green Champion?
  • mikebrampton
  • January 4, 2021
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We’ve had a rollercoaster of a year, and a lot of us have had our key motivations around our careers brought into question. We considered our Environmental impact as a company and realised that environmental protection is one of the most important factors of why we do what we do. What We’re Doing The first…

A Birthday Interview with the CAT+ Doppler
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  • December 29, 2020
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The CAT+ Doppler is one of the most famous veterinary monitors around today – known for it’s accuracy, reliability and durability. Originally from Wales, CAT+ Doppler has travelled the globe and has regular jobs in over 40 countries. It has remained a staple of many veterinary practices, hospitals independent practitioners over the years and on…

Covid -19 and the CAT Doppler
  • mikebrampton
  • June 16, 2020
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The whole Covid-19 pandemic has made us all contemplate our lives – why do we do the things that we do? What makes us get up in the morning? How can I help the rest of the world, and what does all this actually mean? Small Business, Big Reach Many people look at the CAT…

Our Renewed Commitment to the Environment
  • mikebrampton
  • June 10, 2020
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The Covid-19 situation has shown us so many unexpected revelations – clean beaches, clear skies, reduced pollution, petrol at under a £1 a litre with no-where to go… But what it has really highlighted to us here at Thames Medical is just how much we love Planet Earth and all it’s inhabitants – especially the…

Brain Salad Surgery and the CAT Doppler
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  • June 3, 2020
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1994 Neuro Operating Theatres, Brook Hospital, Shooters Hill. I was working with Alan the SODA and a couple of Anaesthetists, learning about the skills and dangers of hypotensive anaesthesia for open brain surgery. The Flat Probe Doppler The key difficulty is balancing the hypotension to facilitate surgery on the open brain (with top of skull…