Category: International Blogs

Attending Arab Health 2019? Book your appointment now.

After another hugely successful year in the GCC we are delighted to be at the Dubai World Trade Centre, attending Arab Health 2019 to exhibit our range of patient lifting equipment on 28 – 31 January 2019.  The Arab Health conference is a global healthcare exhibition taking place in Dubai. Attended by more than 13,000 healthcare professionals from around the [...]

January 9th, 2019

Assured Clip Sling Security With UniQare Slings

Clip sling innovations for global users Whilst loop attachments tend to be the most popular method of attaching slings on to a spreader bar in the UK, there are still many users and carers throughout the globe who prefer and use a manual or powered cradle with clip attachment. This, therefore, makes clip innovations [...]

October 23rd, 2018

SurveyPlan Success as Irish Dealers Roll-Out App

As part of the rollout of our industry-leading Ceiling Hoist Layout software ‘SurveyPlan’, OpeMed’s exclusive Southern Irish dealer, MMS Medical, has become the latest to launch this brand new system. MMS has deployed this state-of-the-art technology to all their field and office based sales representatives, enabling them to more efficiently provide Ceiling [...]

September 27th, 2018

Dutch King’s Commissioner opens OpeMed Sling Company

“A passionate, innovative and social company” were the words the Dutch King’s Commissioner René Paas officially opened our new Hoist Sling company UniQare Quality Slings, a new exciting sister company for OpeMed. With a true ethical stance running through the veins of the company, UniQare only recruits from a rich pool of [...]

April 24th, 2018

Benefits of Ceiling Hoists for Gait Training Guide

A Ceiling Hoist is a multi-purpose tool that really pulls its weight, not only providing the means for transfers for patients from bed to chair or bed to bathroom for example, but also assisting in their rehabilitation and physiotherapy through gait training. […]

March 1st, 2018

OpeMed Exhibit OT200 at Global Conference Arab Health 2018.

Arab Health 2018, the healthcare exhibition for medical and trade professionals began on Monday, with a focus this year on personal healthcare technology. Hosting more than 4,200 exhibiting companies and 8,000 delegates from across the globe from January 29 to February 1, Arab Health 2018 is taking place at the Dubai International [...]

January 30th, 2018

Best Ceiling Hoist for Your Project in 2018

All you need to know to choose Ceiling Hoists with our quick guide – Best Ceiling Hoist for Your Project in 2018 If you have a project on the horizon where Ceiling Hoist or Overhead Hoist provisions are required, it can be a confusing enterprise deciding which is right for the given environment. [...]

January 4th, 2018

International OpeMed: Working across the globe

Medica Hosts OpeMed Equipment at 2017 Conference Exhibiting alongside our German partners Beka, OpeMed is attending Media 2017; the World Forum for Medicine held in Düsseldorf Germany. Heading to Medica for the 13-16th of November in hall 14, stand D42, we will be there to demonstrate our internationally best-selling products, the [...]

October 6th, 2017

OpeMed fly ‘down-under’ for Australian Changing Places conference

We are delighted to be attending the Changing Places, Going Places Conference in Victoria (Australia), this week on 14th June. Guests will be speaking about and sharing information on Changing Places facilities and the positive impact they have on social inclusion within the community. Due to the on-going success of the campaign in the [...]

June 12th, 2017

German Exhibition Features OpeMed OT200 Ceiling Hoist

The OT200 Ceiling Hoist had pride of place on our exclusive German distributor Beka Hospitec’s stand this week at Altenpflege 2017 Nürnberg, Germany.   Aimed at the Long Term Care (LTC) sector, the exhibition was well attended by Nursing Homes, Hospices, Handicapped Residential Units and Special Schools. On show was the [...]

April 27th, 2017

OpeMed Complete Ceiling Lift Project in Zaans Medical Centre, Netherlands

We are delighted to announce announce the completion of our latest Ceiling Lift Project in Zaans Medical Centre, Netherlands. The new Zaans Medical Centre (ZMC) is an accessible state-of-the-art building, designed to reduce all forms of waste from cost and resources to time and space. The recently completed Portable Hoist project consisted of 188 Ceiling Track systems and with Monarch Portable Hoist systems to [...]

April 25th, 2017

Two Brand New Case Studies

We are delighted to have released our latest two brand new case studies showcasing some of our work completed in Hong Kong. Installing into both a Nursing Home and a Hospital the OT200 Compact Ceiling Hoist is a dynamic flexible system that can be installed into multiple locations. Find out more about the Case Studies below: [...]

February 9th, 2017

Twenty Six Rooms For Bariatric Patients At Al Amiri Hospital

OpeMed are excited to announce that our latest project, based in Kuwait, encompassing the installation of the OT400 Bariatric Ceiling Hoist is progressing very smoothly. Achievable through close communication and continual work with the Architect, Healthcare Planning Team and our Partner in Kuwait, OpeMed have consistently offered expert advice from concept through to [...]

February 1st, 2017

Benefits of Ceiling Hoists for Ambulation and Gait Training in Physiotherapy Wards

The benefits of a Ceiling Hoist for Physiotherapy Departments in assessment, transfer, ambulation and Gait Training are clear. In terms of the Physiotherapy assessments such as rating on the Berg Balance Scale or Fugl-Meyer Assessment or Chedoke-McMaster Stroke Assessments Ceiling Hoists can allow quick, safe and efficient assessments to be achieved in [...]

December 5th, 2016

OpeMed hold seminar at Universal Design 2016 (UD2016)

We are delighted to announce that OpeMed are due to hold a seminar at Universal Design 2016 (UD2016) in York, 21 – 24 August 2016. The conference will explore all aspects of universal design, design for all and inclusive design from both practical and theoretical viewpoints. We will aim to understand what has [...]

August 2nd, 2016

Ceiling Hoist install starts at new build Hospital in Brussels

OpeMed started the install of the OT200 Ceiling Hoist at the prestigious new build Chirec Hospital in Brussels this week. Working alongside our exclusive dealer in Belgium, OpeMed are installing hoist systems in 42 rooms throughout this important new build hospital. The hoists are being installed in a variety of wards, from operating rooms, intensive care, rehab and [...]

June 16th, 2016