Equipment provider rolls out bed management project to improve patient care at Irish hospital

Equipment provider rolls out bed management project to improve patient care at Irish hospital

Irish health care devices service provider Beechfield Health care has actually announced that it is starting a replacement program of every bed and bed mattress in Tallaght University Healthcare Facility (TUH), which is set to produce “significant benefits” to patient care.

The effort is the very first Total Bed Management agreement ever made in a public medical facility in the Republic of Ireland and is expected to alter how TUH oversees and manages its bed and mattresses. Both procurement and frontline staff at the medical facility now have a site-wide view of their whole bed and mattress supply to optimise client care.

Prior to the relocation to the brand-new total bed management contract, the hospital, in addition to the purchase and maintenance of its beds, was releasing a high number of vibrant bed mattress with involved yearly costs.

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The introduction of the solution in the health center follows a tactical review of its bed and mattress management practices by a multi-disciplinary team. Following the evaluation, it was decided to go to market and check out alternative choices that would service the healthcare requirements of the neighborhood, provide care based on finest practice, and deliver value for cash.

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” It will remove the complexity of handling numerous bed types and contracts. Staff need only recognize with one type of bed, and most significantly, it enhances client convenience, provides higher self-reliance as they can adjust the bed to a position in which they are most comfy.”

” The total solution offered by Beechfield Healthcare provided the medical facility with the finest service, supplying a one-stop-shop for all our bed mattress and beds. We now have one point of contact and with that, one way of buying a bed, one way of reporting a fault and one method of ordering a mattress.

Áine Lynch, Director of Nursing & & Integrated Care at Tallaght University Hospital, commented: “When we granted the Total Bed Management task to Beechfield Healthcare we knew we were confident that the client and personnel experience would be improved by the brand-new procedure and the method in which the healthcare facility delivers and administers care to its patients.

The tactical review group travelled to hospitals in the Republic of Ireland to investigate the principle of Total Bed Management, where it is well developed as a concept.

” With the Innov8 IQ bed and Hybrid Power bed mattress from Drive DeVilbiss, weve developed a Total Bed Management option that is best-in-class and I look forward to deploying this expertise into other severe care websites in Ireland.”


It is expected that the task will be cost-neutral throughout of the contract, while supplying the health center with brand new beds and bed mattress and conserving time in the management of contracts and providers.

After TUH provided a public tender and received submissions from both domestic and worldwide suppliers, Beechfield Healthcare was granted the tender.

” I believe the impact of the modification in the healthcare facility will be immediate and will bring significant benefits to client care.

James Gargan, Commercial Director at Beechfield Healthcare, stated: “Working with the Project Management group and medical facility staff of Tallaght University Hospital to present their Total Bed Management project has actually been a exciting and satisfying experience for our entire group.

The Total Bed Management service from Beechfield Healthcare removes out ad-hoc bed acquiring and maintenance, and it likewise incorporates all mattress rental expenses.