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How a very personal journey provided an unprecedented patient insight

Posted: 26/06/2017

Chris Doughty, regional sales support at Ocura Healthcare Furniture, describes his personal journey two years on from having a bone marrow transplant and the insight into patient wellbeing and hospital furniture that gave him.

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Ocura Delivers Winning Chair To Bristol Royal Infirmary

Posted: 22/06/2017

 Hospital named winner of Ocura Healthcare Furniture Competition

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Meet the Team: Getting to know...Jennie

Posted: 13/06/2017

In the latest article about the people who make Ocura, we spoke to Jennie McFarlane, Regional Sales Manager for the south of England and Wales.

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Why hospital furniture shouldn’t all be about the price

Posted: 19/05/2017

It’s no secret that for suppliers to the UK’s hospital sector competition is fierce. It can be a cut-throat business where the smallest of advantages can clinch the deal. In the high-pressure drive to bag a sale, it can often be the customer who loses out in the long run.

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Getting It Right For Baby Bonding

Posted: 25/04/2017

The importance of providing ample opportunities for parents to bond with their new-born babies within their first few precious hours and days is well documented. As exciting as that time can be, it can also be anxious and stressful – particularly for first time parents.

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Pressure Care Seat Colours Expansion

Posted: 21/03/2017

Ocura Healthcare Furniture have expanded the selection of colours on their pressure care seat cushion collection available on recliners and high back patient chairs.

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As Year End Approcahes, Here's How We Can Help You

Posted: 14/03/2017

For hospitals that are finding themselves in the rare position of having money left over before the start of the new financial year, deciding where it is most needed is an unenviable task.

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Meet The Team: Simon Dupont, Regional Sales Coordinator

Posted: 03/03/2017

This month, as part of people profile series, we're chatting to Simon Dupont, on of our regional sales coordinators to get a glimpse behind the scenes of the sales team.

 

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Transforming Oncology Departments With Smart Design and Storage

Posted: 24/02/2017

It’s long been recognised that patient comfort and well-being is an important part of cancer treatment.  

For patients undergoing therapy, having to sit for large parts of the day is not only tedious but can be uncomfortable too – putting additional pressures on the body. 

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Meet The Team: Caleb Whiteside, Product Development Co-ordinator

Posted: 31/01/2017

We talked to our Product Development Coordinator to gain an insight into the process of developing new products at Ocura.

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New Electrically Reclining Treatment Chair Launched

Posted: 25/01/2017

Read all about our new Colorado Wide Arm Patient Reclining Armchair

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Space Saving Solutions for Hospitals

Posted: 12/01/2017

Hospitals throughout the UK are fit to bursting. The NHS has already seen patient number rise by more than 30% in the last decade to almost 16m* and, with the UK’s population set to grown by a further 6m by 2030, space is literally running out.

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New Name, Same Great Service: Beaver Healthcare Furniture Becomes Ocura

Posted: 09/12/2016

Today marks an exciting new chapter in our story as we change our trading name from Beaver Healthcare Furniture to Ocura Healthcare Furniture.

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Gearing Up For Winter

Posted: 02/11/2016

If you work in a hospital you’ll know just how busy winter time can get.

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Can Hospital Furniture Really Deliver Great Design At A Price That’s Right?

Posted: 06/06/2016

Can Hospital Furniture Really Deliver Great Design At A Price That’s Right?

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Are You Sitting Comfortably?

Posted: 21/03/2016

After an office move a few weeks ago I found myself sitting on a hard, plastic, and quite frankly very uncomfortable work chair. Thankfully it was short-lived and replaced with a much comfortable one – who’d have thought being able to adjust the height and give of a chair would feel so luxurious!

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Sleeping like a baby

Posted: 03/03/2016

Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital’s recent announcement that it was going to allow dads to stay overnight at its maternity unit was warmly welcomed by expectant families the length of the country.

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Every Second Counts When Treating A Patient With Sepsis

Posted: 24/02/2016

Every Second Counts When Treating A Patient With Sepsis

Each year in the UK it is estimated that around 100,000 people are admitted to hospital with Sepsis, of which 37% will die.

Our Clini-Cart Sepsis 6 Hospital Trolley helps you work through the steps efficiently.

Everything you need to conduct these tasks can be grouped together at your fingertips.

 

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Ocura Launches New 5 Day Delivery Range

Posted: 01/07/2015

We are delighted to launch our new 5 Day Delivery Range Catalogue! We know that there are times when you need a great product and you need it ASAP! Not a problem, with our new express delivery service you can have it in 5 working days*.

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Colour affects all aspects of care, from diagnosis to recovery

Posted: 01/06/2015

The power of colour to transform the healthcare environment is no longer in contention but an accepted fact. Studies have shown that it can affect a patient’s perception of their care and can enhance their feeling of wellbeing. But there’s more...

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Ocura Healthcare Furniture helps in fight against Ebola

Posted: 28/04/2015

As we are all aware, the Ebola outbreak which began in March 2014 has devastated many communities in West Africa, and had ripple effects right around the world, including in the UK.

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