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Surgical Needle Types

There are a variety of different surgical needles used in the medical industry for carrying out various different procedures.  The surgical needle is a fantastic piece if kit that has enabled us to move forward in medicine and perform lifesaving operations. (more…)

Friday, July 15th, 2016 by Charlie Stelling About Us No Comments
How Are Hypodermic Needles Made

Hypodermic needles are what some of you may know as a syringe and needle. They are used in the medical industry for drawing blood or administrating medication. The first hypodermic needle was produced in 1953 but it wasn’t until 1954 that it was mass produced for the massive immunisation against Polio. The hypodermic needle is a lifesaving piece of equipment allowing medical professionals to administer medication to their patients safely and hygienically. So how exactly are they made?

Friday, July 8th, 2016 by Charlie Stelling About Us No Comments
Magnetic Needles Make Suturing Easier

  Suturing is the process of stitching wounds using a needle and thread. It is a practice that has been used for thousands of years and a successful one at that. Kaifeng Liu, MD however would like to make the process that bit easier by introducing magnetic suturing needles. A research fellow at Boston Children’s hospital he aims to make suturing faster and more efficient for patients and surgeons. (more…)

Friday, July 1st, 2016 by Charlie Stelling About Us No Comments
New Hysterectomy Tool Helps Women to Recover Quicker

  Hysterectomies on women are performed often and it is one of the most frequently executed types of surgery around. The surgery itself involves removing the uterus and there are several reasons as to why this may need to be done.  These include uterine fibrosis, heavy or unusual vaginal bleeding, uterine prolapse, endometriosis, adenomysosis, cancer/pre cancer of the uterus, ovary, cervix, or the lining of the uterus. At times the ovaries and fallopian tubes may be removed however this is dependent on the procedure. The…

Friday, June 24th, 2016 by Charlie Stelling About Us No Comments
Nurse Reuses Syringe for Flu Jabs

  A nurse based at Otsuka Pharmaceutical in New Jersey may have passed on HIV or Hepatitis to sixty eight employees working there. The employees who were due a flu jab were treated by a nurse who failed to change the syringe used for administrating the jab. Although the needles were changed for each patient using the same syringe can still put a person at risk of receiving infected blood. (more…)

Friday, June 17th, 2016 by Charlie Stelling About Us No Comments
The Worlds Thinnest Suture Needle

Suturing has been a practice used for centuries and has been essential for the treatment and recovery of wounds and operations. So much has changed over the years with new technological advances helping to improve the practice making suturing safer and easier to perform.  The latest change however could be the best one yet bringing about a surgical revolution. The world’s thinnest suturing needle has been produced, so small in fact that it is capable of suturing blood vessels. The new needles have an impressive diameter of just 0.03 millimetres and measure 0.8 millimetres long.  As you can imagine due…

Friday, June 10th, 2016 by Charlie Stelling About Us No Comments
What to Expect When You Give a Blood Sample

Blood tests are carried out for a whole number of reasons and are often requested by the doctor if you have been to see one. The tests are carried out to determine a number of medical issues including your general state of health, infections, how well your organs are performing and to screen for genetic conditions. You may be surprised at how much you can find out from your blood but it is an awful lot and therefore one of the…

Friday, June 3rd, 2016 by Charlie Stelling About Us No Comments
NHS Provide Needles for Drug Addicts

Drug addiction can be a troubling, lonely and life destroying practice that is extremely difficult to beat. Various drugs pose different threats, some of which are much more harmful than others. To take drugs is a risky business as people put their lives and their livelihood in danger. Drugs that are injected straight into the body tend to be more dangerous than others due to the nature in which they are taken.

Friday, May 27th, 2016 by Charlie Stelling About Us No Comments
Acupuncture Facials

Acupuncture, the process of placing fine needles into the skin at specific points that are considered to be lines of energy. Used for a variety of physical and mental conditions to restore a patient’s health. Despite being around for centuries acupuncture facials are fairly new and taking the world by storm. A number of celebrities including Kim Kardashian and Martha Stewart have already test driven the trend to see how well it works. Acupuncture facials are designed to reduce the number of…

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 by Charlie Stelling About Us No Comments
Demands for Safer Needle Practices in India

If you use needles on a regular, or even fairly infrequent, basis to treat patients then you will of course no what good and bad needle practices are. Hypodermic needles are used once, for one patient, then safely disposed of. Surgical needles are sterilized between uses with specialist equipment in order to provide a safe experience for everyone involved. The process is important and something that is taught strictly and consistently in modern medicine. (more…)

Monday, May 16th, 2016 by Charlie Stelling About Us No Comments
The FDA UK Newly Release the Correct Way in which to Discard the Stainless Hypodermic Needle & More.

The FDA (or U.S. Food and Drug Administration) introduced the medically niche Sharps Disposal Container decades ago within both Hospitals and General Doctor Practices. It was not however until the last decade that governmental law in the UK required that all (according to Section 10 of Safe Handling and Disposal of Needles and Sharps); • Needles • Scalpels • Razors • Spicules of bone and teeth that are classed as ‘sharps’ be littered immediately after one use and that all professionals wash their hands for around a minute with liquid soap in order to prevent risk to not only the health care of patients,…

Thursday, April 14th, 2016 by Charlie Stelling About Us No Comments
The global industry expects further demand for Suture from 2015 to 2025. And that is a good thing

A patient in pain over cases of tissue abnormality visit those in the medical professions of surgery, physicalism, dentistry and eye doctoring for one single purpose, for discovery of the cause and an outcome to relieve. (more…)

Thursday, March 17th, 2016 by Charlie Stelling About Us No Comments
Suture needle types and specifications

It doesn’t matter whether you’re performing surgery on human patients or research on rodent subjects, you need to have the right tools for the job. While sutures and suture needles are often overlooked they can have a profound impact on the outcome of a surgery. The wrong suture needle could result in trauma that could have easily been avoided, and of course sutures themselves are foreign material, the wrong selection could prevent the wound from healing effectively or even at all. It is important that when selecting the needles you need you take into account all of the variables…

Monday, February 29th, 2016 by Charlie Stelling About Us No Comments
How are Drilled End Needles the least traumatic to the skin?

Skin trauma is becoming less of an issue within the Suture industry due to the constant technological and practical improvements carried out to both the ‘sharps’ instruments involved and the technician. The problem of post implications to a procedure is now a rarity, but that does not mean that casualties to the skin don’t still occur occasionally in practice. (more…)

Monday, February 29th, 2016 by Charlie Stelling About Us No Comments
The Dangers of Sharing Needles

As a supplier of medical Needles we feel it is important to express the dangers of needle sharing. Although our needles are sold specifically to medical practices there have been cases of needle misuse in the workplace, and unfortunately it is a big problem amongst those who administer their own drugs. (more…)

Monday, November 9th, 2015 by Charlie Stelling About Us No Comments