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Three Peaks Charity Challenge

Bunzl Healthcare senior management team, supported by Sarah Jenkins and Chris Dunning from BSN medical, successfully conquered the three peaks challenge, raising money for the Alzheimer’s Society.

The three peaks, Scafell Pike, Helvellyn, and Skiddaw in the Lake District, challenged their physical fitness and endurance levels,  hindered by poor weather conditions. Fog and pouring rain resulted in muddy boots and trousers but not dampened spirits.

Over £2,000 has been raised to support The Alzheimer’s Society, helping to fund research and care in the UK. Chris Dunning, Commercial Business Development Manager for BSN medical said “It was a gruelling challenge but we all worked together to reach the peak. Supporting Bunzl on this charity challenge, made an enjoyable and rewarding day”.

BLS Award Winner

At the recent BLS Conference, BSN medical were proud to once again sponsor the "Campaigning for Better Service Provision" award. The winner of the award was Debbie Allanson. Debbie is a Lymphoedema Specialist Nurse from the City Health Care Partnership CIC, Hull.

John Huddleston, BSN medical's Compression Therapy National Sales Manager, was pleased to present Debbie with her well deserved award in recognition of her dedication to improved service provision in her local region.

ACPSEM Courses - Current Taping Techniques for Sport

BSN medical is pleased to support The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine (ACPSEM) Current Taping Techniques for Sport courses with a range of taping and strapping products widely used in the sports sector. The courses run throughout the year and provide Physiotherapists, qualified and students, with practical skills in sport taping techniques.

This course teaches application techniques using products that include:

  • Tensoplast® elastic adhesive bandage (EAB), used for joint and soft tissue strapping, support and immobilisation. The high quality, strong and  extensible fabric makes it a preferred choice for professional athletes on match day.
  • Strappal® zinc oxide tape, a recognised premium product used by therapists to immobilise joints.
  • Leukotape® P made from rayon, a material that provides strong rigidity and is ideal for knee taping techniques

To find out when the next course is being held click here.

NEW JOBST® Packaging

BSN is consolidating the following JOBST ready-to-wear compression garment brands into one unified packaging design. This improved, robust and more compact design is now being distributed and all orders will be shipped in the new packaging by the 1st November 2014.  There are no changes to the products, order codes or delivery times.

  • JOBST® Bellavar®
  • JOBST® Opaque
  • JOBST® UltraSheer
  • JOBST® Elvarex® Ready-to-Wear

In addition, as part of the global harmonisation of our JOBST packaging, the wording used to describe garment length is changing. Actual garment lengths and measurements are not changing, only the length description:

  • 'short’ is now ‘petite’
  • ‘long’ is now ‘regular’

You can expect to receive the same trusted JOBST brand, with no changes to the product quality, measurements or order codes. For further information, please do not hesitate to contact our Customer Service team at compression.uk@bsnmedical.com

NOW Available on Drug Tariff

JOBST® UltraSheer® Ready-to-Wear RAL compression hosiery for effective compression therapy is NOW available on FP10 / GP10.

JOBST UltraSheer is the sheerest RAL compression stocking available in the JOBST range.  The unique satin-touch-yarn provides a very soft feel with a stylish and fashionable appearance.

Available in knee high, thigh high and tights in RAL compression classes 1 and 2 and six colours - anthracite, black, bronze, café, caramel and natural - offering more patient choice.

If you would like to learn more about JOBST UltraSheer, please email compression.uk@bsnmedical.com

Exhibitions and Conferences

For a complete list of the exhibitions and conferences we are attending in 2015, please click here.  

Website Links

For a list of the website links we think you may find useful, please click here.

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