Marsden in the Press

BBC report the Patient Transfer Scale story

4 January 2019

The Patient Transfer Scale story was covered by BBC News in Scotland today, and featured both on the BBC website and on TV. Following on from a brief story in November, today’s fantastic coverage went a little more into the story behind the PTS, including interviews with inventor Gillian Taylor, and Graham Watson of Scottish Health Innovations Limited (SHIL).

Patient Transfer Scale launch covered by BBC Scotland

30 November 2018

The story of the Patient Transfer Scale had national coverage via BBC News this week! Inventor Gillian Taylor was interviewed for both radio and TV, and the scale was filmed in action at Monklands Hospital, Motherwell, Scotland. BBC Scotland also attended the official launch which took place later the same day.

Nursing Times announces PTS - hysteria ensues

26 September 2018

The Nursing Times has become the first significant medical industry publication to run the Patient Transfer Scale story this week. The story was great - explaining how the PTS will change the way hospitals operate - but when they ran the story on Facebook, there was a frenzy with, at the last count, 874 likes and 288 shares! Incredible reaction!

Patient Transfer Scale gets full page in the Daily Record

24 September 2018

The Daily Record, a national newspaper in Scotland, ran a fantastic story on the PTS this week - hailing the scale as ‘revolutionary’ and explaining that patients will ‘get life-saving drugs much quicker’ thanks to ‘Gill’s genius.’ We were delighted with the story - thank you Daily Record!

Sunday Post reveals ‘lifesaving invention’

4 September 2018

The Patient Transfer Scale’s first official ‘reveal’ was this weekend, and a short piece in the Sunday Post newspaper (and online) gave initial information on a weighing scale that looks set to transform many hospital departments. The PTS will ‘weigh patients accurately and quickly in emergency situations,’ said the paper.