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How expert annual maintenance can save your practice money

15th October 2018

  CQC inspection processes and standards of evidence can be onerous to set up and maintain. When it comes to providing maintenance service records and chains of evidence to support your legal responsibilities, JPen Medical has plenty of experience to offer your Surgery. JPen Medical fully understands the cost efficiencies you expect in the maintenance … Continue reading “How expert annual maintenance can save your practice money”

Why MEST isn’t PAT and why that’s important to your patient safety & clinical efficacy

10th October 2018

No UK industry is required to observe higher standards for equipment safety procedures than the healthcare sector. The IEC’s 60601 “Medical Electrical Equipment—General Requirements for Safety” was introduced in 1977 and put forth a set of requirements to detect and eradicate any potential electrical hazards such as leakage currents and protective grounding. Its successor IEC … Continue reading “Why MEST isn’t PAT and why that’s important to your patient safety & clinical efficacy”

Medical equipment safety & good-outstanding CQC outcomes

8th October 2018

    The safety, efficacy and maintenance of electrical and electronic equipment as well as premises used in the treatment, monitoring or diagnosis of patients is subject to inspection under the Health & Social Care Act 2008. Regulations 12 and 15 focus on the responsibility of providers to actively manage health, safety and avoidable harm … Continue reading “Medical equipment safety & good-outstanding CQC outcomes”

Maintenance best practice for electric profiling beds (EPBs)

10th August 2018

The use of electric profiling beds is widespread across UK NHS and other health and care organisations. This equipment has made major contributions to quality of life, comfort and recovery of the patient involved, as well as to reductions in manual handling risks faced by health and care employees. Medical equipment safety – what’s involved? … Continue reading “Maintenance best practice for electric profiling beds (EPBs)”

Top tips for cold chain management in GP Practices – stay well this winter

23rd July 2018

Every winter, we are all-too familiar with the social and economic impacts of influenza and related viruses. In the UK around 600 people die of influenza and related infections every year. General Practitioners play a leading role in the UK’s national immunisation programme, with vaccines costing the NHS circa £200 million per year. Temperature is … Continue reading “Top tips for cold chain management in GP Practices – stay well this winter”

JPen Medical Introduces Value for Money Equipment Testing & Care Package

29th June 2018

We understand that keeping on top of your medical equipment testing and calibration, whilst running a busy medical practice can be a headache. With 15 years’ industry expertise, JPen Medical has responded to sector demand by introducing an all-in-one equipment testing solution. The ‘Care Pack’ offer is designed with GP surgeries in mind, rest assured … Continue reading “JPen Medical Introduces Value for Money Equipment Testing & Care Package”

Merry Christmas from all of us

21st December 2017

A huge thanks to all our customers, partners and suppliers. It’s been a pleasure working with you in 2017, and we look forward to working with you again in 2018! Wishing you all a very happy and peaceful Christmas.    

Best Practice Show 2017

27th October 2017

The Best Practice Show is designed to create an event where primary care professionals can come together and share their learning and experiences. JPen Medical joined 200 other exhibitors at the Best Practice Show. The show, which is currently in its fifth year is packed with content for those working in the primary care industry … Continue reading “Best Practice Show 2017”

Medical electrical safety testing IEC 62353 as standard

14th February 2017

JPen Medical are pleased to launch our new website for 2017. After reviewing our services, we have now stream lined our testing and calibration service which includes IEC 62353 (Medical electrical safety testing) as standard practice and is included with any testing of medical devices that are mains powered and make contact with the patient. … Continue reading “Medical electrical safety testing IEC 62353 as standard”