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Why we support organisations involved in Rare diseases?

Why we support organisations involved in Rare diseases?

To date there have been 6,000-8,000 rare diseases diagnosed but this number will likely continue to rise with further advances in technology and knowledge.Using prevalence statistics from other developed countries, it is estimated that there are 120,000-150,000 Australians (6-8% of the population) affected by a rare disease. This may not sound like a lot of people (out of a population of 25 mi …
New products....summer 2018-19

New products....summer 2018-19

New nurse kit rangeWe are excited to announce a number of new products to our store.We have put together a new range of nurse utility kits to extend on our popular nurse kit range.These new kits extend on our popular range of standard nurse kits by including a range of surgical scissors and arterial forceps.The new "Plus" range come in different colours and options including stethoscopes …
How to measure blood pressure manually

How to measure blood pressure manually

Firstly, what is blood pressure?Blood pressure is the force that our blood exerts on our arteries. This force is constantly fluctuating as the heart beats. When the heart contracts, blood pressure reaches it maximum force. This is called systolic blood pressure. When the heart relaxes between beats the force of the blood is lower. This is called diastolic blood pressure.Blood pressure varies th …