Events and Shows
SOA18 - Intensive Care Society
10-12 December 2018, London, UKThe Intensive Care Society’s State of the Art 2018 show took place at the QEII Centre in London’s Westminster. Marsden took the opportunity to display one of our three pre-production Patient Transfer Scales, coinciding with the pre-order book opening. The PTS was loved (and ordered!) by all those who came and took a look!
6-8 December 2018, Telford, UK
The Patient Transfer Scale looks set to make a huge impact weighing patients in Stroke wards - if the response and feedback on our stand at the Stroke Forum is anything to go by! Inventor Gillian Taylor (pictured) was on our stand, talking to ecstatic healthcare professionals! To read more about the Patient Transfer Scale, click here.
Patient Transfer Scale Launch
30 November 2018, Motherwell, UK
The official launch of the Patient Transfer Scale took place in Motherwell, Scotland, last week. NHS staff, Scottish Health Innovations Ltd (SHIL) as well as local and national press attended, and saw presentations from those who have been closest to the PTS story. An exciting and very positive event… And the order book is now open!
22 November 2018, Loughborough, UK
The Multi-Disciplinary Association of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals’ annual conference took place in Loughborough, UK this year and Marsden exhibited the Patient Transfer Scale. The sold out event was very fruitful and Marsden had dozens of the show’s delegates requesting further demonstrations of the PTS.
RCEM Scottish Policy Forum
20 November 2018, Edinburgh, UK
The Royal College of Emergency Medicine’s Scottish Policy Forum in Edinburgh was a great showcase for the Patient Transfer Scale. One of our three pre-production models was on display and the scale’s inventor, Gillian Taylor, was on hand to answer questions about how the PTS will change the way immobile patients are weighed in ED.
12-15 November 2018, Dusseldorf, Germany
The Marsden team was simply blown away by the positive reactions to the Patient Transfer Scale at this year’s Medica. Over the course of four days, delegates from around the world came to see the PTS on the Marsden stand. We now have a massive pile of enquiries to work through from Germany, Australia, Japan and beyond!
National Care Forum
12 November 2018, Warwick, UK
The National Care Forum 2018 was a great opportunity for us to introduce the Patient Transfer Scale to those who hadn’t seen it. Marsden’s Paul McCaig had the opportunity for a few short informal presentations, going through the development story, starting with former nurse and PTS inventor Gillian Taylor’s original lightbulb moment!
National Back Exchange Conference
25 September 2018, Hinckley, UK
The very first show for the Patient Transfer Scale was the National Back Exchange’s annual conference in Hinckley, West Midlands. It was the first time the scale had been available to see (and touch) in such a forum and we were blown away by the positive reactions - and the number of people who had already seen the scale in the press !