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Sidhil Launches 4G Memory Foam Mattress

A new 4G memory foam mattress introduced into the Sidhil range of products through Drive deVilbiss and designed to optimise pressure care for challenging medical conditions is expected to provide significant clinical benefits for environments such as burns units and

Sidhil Invests In Conformance With New Laboratory and Testing Facility

With conformance playing an increasingly vital role in terms of safety in product innovation over recent years, Drive DeVilbiss subsidiary Sidhil has invested in a new, dedicated laboratory and test facility at the company’s West Yorkshire manufacturing site. Sidhil’s commitment

Drive DeVilbiss and Sidhil announce a seamless product and service integration

The recent acquisition of healthcare specialists Sidhil by Drive DeVilbiss Group looks set to expand product choice and service options for customers right across the UK healthcare market, thanks to planned investment in service centres, products, sales, R&D and UK

Sidhil introduces new Bradshaw Divan bed with hoist access

Sidhil continues to enhance the range of beds developed specifically for the community sector with the introduction of the new Bradshaw Divan bed. Offering a range of benefits in use, the Bradshaw Divan has been developed to provide a flexible

Sidhil upgrades dynamic therapy systems

Continuing to lead the way with investment in pressure area care, Sidhil has announced upgrades for the robust and cost effective Trio and Plus new generation dynamic therapy support systems specially engineered for profiling beds. Designed to meet a comprehensive

Sidhil offers fast and easy access to bed rentals and service

According to a Nuffield Trust report published in October 2014, if admission rates continued to rise, by 2022 the NHS would need an additional 6.2m ‘bed days’, which means 22 new hospitals each with 800 beds. Debate continues about the

Drive DeVilbiss underlines ongoing commitment to UK manufacturing

With the ink barely dry on the acquisition papers, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare has wasted no time in underlining the Group’s total commitment to UK manufacturing following the recent purchase of Sidhil. Subsequent to the acquisition announcement, Drive DeVilbiss has released

Sidhil introduces Bradshaw Wide premium nursing care bed

The requirements of modern care homes continue to evolve, moving towards premium spaces with increased square footage and wider beds for added occupant comfort. To match these requirements, Sidhil has enhanced the ever-popular Bradshaw bed range with the addition of

Sidhil goes green!

No, we’re not changing our logo – but we are working to change some of our ways! Identifying the importance of encouraging good environmental practice across our systems and processes, we’ve set in motion a number of improvements designed to

Investment in upskilling at Sidhil

As a responsible employer, Sidhil is committed to delivering training programmes designed to further develop the skills and capabilities of its workforce. Alongside mandatory training in areas including health and safety and operational refresher courses, Sidhil has introduced initiatives including

Smart solutions for independent repositioning and pressure care

Alan Livett has Motor Neurone Disease (MND). He has no use of his legs, his arms are failing and he has limited use of his hands. In addition, he suffers from a back problem which means he needs to move

Drive DeVilbiss Acquires Sidhil Group Limited, The U.K.’s Leading Manufacturer of Hospital and Home Healthcare Beds

Drive Acquire Sidhil

Port Washington, NY – January 9, 2017 Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, a global manufacturer and distributor of medical products, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Sidhil Group Limited, effective January 6, 2017.

Fundraising made fun at Sidhil

Back in January of this year, the Sidhil team chose the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice as our charity for the year, and set out to raise a total of £10,000 – the sum needed to cover the costs of

Sidhil beds and mattresses selected for new Northern Ireland Hospice

Ward beds, mattresses and plinths from healthcare specialists Sidhil have been selected for the new £13m Northern Ireland Hospice adult facility in Belfast, which opened its doors in May 2016. This dementia-friendly adult hospice aims to provide the highest quality

Sidhil introduces the purpose-designed Bradshaw Junior bed

With the Paediatric Trail forming an important part of the Occupational Therapy Show taking place on 23/24 November this year, Sidhil will be participating in this action-packed programme of product demonstrations and learning events to exhibit our latest products dedicated

Innovative new ‘Made in the UK’ hospital bed to be launched at Medica

Sidhil, the UK specialists supplying beds, trolleys and other associated furniture for the health sector, is to launch a brand-new innovative product at the forthcoming MEDICA event and exhibition. The UK family owned business, which is one of the main

Sidhil’s quad therapy surfaces selected by Bedford Hospital NHS Trust

Preventing pressure ulcers is one of the major safety and cost challenges facing healthcare today, with the condition identified as one of the four common patient harms by the Health Service Thermometer. The tissue viability team at Bedford Hospital NHS

Sidhil demonstrates expanded solutions for the acute market at Medica

Underlining growing sales into the acute market across the globe, Sidhil exhibits an expanded portfolio of products at this year’s Medica event, with a product range featuring both adult and paediatric solutions. Designed around safety, performance and innovation, Sidhil solutions

Sidhil introduces Activ8 Bariatric bed for the ITU environment

We’ve extended our Activ8 range of ITU beds to include an option engineered specifically for bariatric patients, providing total solutions for applications in the acute sector. Incorporating features developed specifically for the critical care environment, the new Activ8 Bariatric meets

Focus on moving and handling for National Back Exchange

We’re gearing up for this year’s National Back Exchange 2016 Conference and Exhibition, where Sidhil will be previewing a number of important new products with implications for moving and handling in both the acute and community sectors. On show for