12018Aug
Centrifuge tubes: A useful guide

Centrifuge tubes: A useful guide

With a myriad of different laboratory tubes available in the market, it can be confusing. In this month’s blog, we take closer look at the different types of centrifuge tubes available and how to determine which one is right for you. Types of centrifuge tubes There are a variety of different tubes that can be…

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22018Jul
Heat sealer compliance: Introducing MDR

Heat sealer compliance: Introducing MDR

Compliance in your laboratory is an ever changing and fluid thing. New directives replace old ones and the demands of the external auditor seem to be increasing year after year. Sterile services departments are no exception. Times are changing and it’s time to understand what will be expected of you in your department. Introducing the…

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32018Apr
UKAS centrifuge calibration. Compliance and assurance for your laboratory

UKAS centrifuge calibration. Compliance and assurance for your laboratory

A key component of ISO 15189 certification is the need for laboratory centrifuges to be UKAS accredited. In this month’s blog, we take a closer look at UKAS centrifuge calibration and what it really means for the user. What is UKAS centrifuge calibration? General centrifuge calibration was examined back in December’s blog. However, many laboratory…

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62018Feb
Green chemistry: a 21st century revolution in science

Green chemistry: a 21st century revolution in science

Sustainability is more than just a simple buzz word. Sustainability is an integral part of our lives- from agriculture to the world of business. Recently, we have found that sustainability is extending into the world of science, particularly in chemistry. Observers are calling this the green chemistry revolution. The rise of green awareness Many businesses,…

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82018Jan
Disinfecting laboratory equipment

Disinfecting laboratory equipment

It is vitally important to ensure that laboratory equipment is properly disinfected. By properly disinfecting your medical devices, you minimise the risk of inadvertently infecting the user and/or service engineer. However, it can be very confusing knowing which disinfectant to use. There are a wide range of different disinfectants in the market. Luckily, Henderson Biomedical…

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62017Dec
Is the NHS the envy of the world?

Is the NHS the envy of the world?

There are many people in the UK who are very proud to have a quality healthcare system that accessible for all regardless of socio-economic standing. Indeed, this was celebrated during the London Olympics in 2012, when we saw performers give a tribute to our much-loved NHS during the opening ceremony. In fact, Foreign Secretary Boris…

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292017Oct
Spotlight On: Haier Biomedical

Spotlight On: Haier Biomedical

For this month’s “Spotlight On” feature, we take a closer look at one of Henderson Biomedical’s newest partners: Haier Biomedical. An overview of the company Haier Biomedical is part of the Haier group, first established in 1984 as a refrigerator manufacturer. The company grew rapidly and expanded into other household appliances such as microwaves and…

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