Deal will see equipment specialist supply and install 353 ceiling track hoists at new hospital

Deal will see equipment specialist supply and install 353 ceiling track hoists at new hospital

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust has actually partnered with Innova Care Concepts for the supply and installation of 353 ceiling track hoists in its new-build Midland Metropolitan University Healthcare Facility.

Innova Care Concepts has actually been chosen by the NHS trust as its hoist company for the new Midland Metropolitan University Hospital. The offer will see Innova supply and install 353 ceiling track raises for a mix of single spaces and 4/6 bed bays. This partnership will ensure that every ward in the hospital is totally accessible and will provide an appropriate area for patients.

Among the essential aims of the brand-new Midland Metropolitan University Hospital is to guarantee its hoisting devices permits its medical group to move clients more separately and securely, without putting extra pressure on any members of personnel. In todays demanding care environment, large clients are becoming more of an obstacle for standard hoists, according to Innova.

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To provide the flexibility required to allow the overhead hoist to have some way of leaping over the private privacy curtain tracks, Innova used its flexible AirGlide360 ® Ceiling Track & & AirRise ® Ceiling Hoist in a H-frame configuration that covers the two bed bays, which are divided by the privacy hospital/cubicle drape. The hoist is run in a manual traverse in the private bed bay, offering the nursing personnel greater ease and flexibility to move the hoist around the bay to match patient requirements.

” Having listened to the requirements and challenges put forward by Sandwell & & West Birmingham NHS Trust, we have actually had the ability to implement a variety of ingenious options. From supplying various hoist systems to creating a distinct system to help with smoother patient transfers, our bespoke hoist system plan will improve the quality of care that the new medical facility will be able to provide.”

Innova Care Concepts has actually also provided Midland Metropolitan University Hospital with an unique system that makes it possible for one hoist to be used in the multi-bed bays in combination with drape tracks. The internal layout of the wards at the health center have been created using a H-system, covering 2 bed bays side by side so the hoist and track can go anywhere.


Emma Loosley, Senior Commissioning Manager for the Midland Met Project Team at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust, said: “Sandwell & & West Birmingham NHS Trust is pleased to have actually partnered with Innova Care Concepts for supply and setup of the ceiling track hoists in our new-build Midland Metropolitan University Hospital.

Bob Oliver, Commercial Director at Innova Care Concepts, commented: “It has actually been our enjoyment to be part of the really first health center build of the HIP scheme, assisting share our competence to deliver the most recent developments in health care for Midland Metropolitan University Hospital.

By utilizing an H frame, it accommodates the requirement for private privacy cubicle curtains in each ward whilst still providing quick and safe client transfers.


To cater for different health requirements, consisting of bariatric care, Innova is installing a range of hoist units, including the AirRise200, with a 200kg safe workload, and a number of dual hoists allowing clients of approximately 500kgs. All of the hoists have a sophisticated battery protection system, which prevents downtime due to insufficient charge.

However, the specific privacy cubicle or medical facility curtains had to be accommodated for, suggesting the track needed to have some method of permitting the drape rail with no effect on a smooth patient transit.

The electric traverse trolley in the hoist system is then controlled by a central switch in between the bays, allowing it to be powered over the drape track as and when required by the nursing personnel.

” The bundle includes 353 hoists which will be set up throughout the hospital with a mix of single spaces and 4/6 bed bays. Before picking to partner with Innova, we did some comprehensive research into the different options readily available in the market and found Innovas proposition provided us a best service to our requirements.”

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