An A to Z of Medical Gas Cylinders

Medical gas cylinders are an essential part of modern healthcare. Whether it’s gas cylinders for medical oxygen therapy to treat respiratory conditions, those used for anaesthesia and surgical use, or speciality gas cylinders for medical equipment calibration – medical gases are used across healthcare and homecare settings to treat millions of patients every day. Learn [...]

2021-10-14T14:39:07+01:00October 14th, 2021|Carbon Composite Cylinders, Medical Oxygen Cylinders, Oxygen Therapy|Comments Off on An A to Z of Medical Gas Cylinders

September 2021 Social Media Round Up

Welcome to September’s social media round-up; a look through some of our most engaged curated content during the last month across our social media channels. Check back next month for October’s top content or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn to keep up-to-date with the latest industry news. Medical Oxygen AMS cylinders are fully accredited [...]

2021-10-01T11:29:41+01:00October 1st, 2021|Carbon Composite Cylinders, Hydrogen fuel cell technology, Medical Oxygen Cylinders, Oxygen Therapy, Respiratory Conditions|Comments Off on September 2021 Social Media Round Up

August 2021 Social Media Round Up

Welcome to August’s social media round-up; a look through some of our most engaged curated content during the last month across our social media channels. Check back next month for September’s top content or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn to keep up-to-date with the latest industry news. Medical Oxygen Find out how AMS are [...]

2021-09-01T09:19:37+01:00September 1st, 2021|Carbon Composite Cylinders, Medical Oxygen Cylinders, Oxygen Therapy, Respiratory Conditions|Comments Off on August 2021 Social Media Round Up

Quality Management in Medical Gas Cylinders – BCGA Guidance

In the heavily regulated medical gases industry, every organisation has an obligation to take quality management seriously. Every organisation involved with the manufacture of medical gases must comply with the basic principles and practices of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Good Distribution Practice (GDP). GMP and GDP are part of the overall Quality Management System [...]

2021-08-12T13:47:52+01:00August 12th, 2021|Carbon Composite Cylinders, Medical Oxygen Cylinders, Oxygen Therapy|Comments Off on Quality Management in Medical Gas Cylinders – BCGA Guidance

Medical Gas Cylinders and Valve Outlets – BCGA Guidance

When using oxygen or any medical gases, it is imperative that patient equipment is connected to the correct medical gas cylinders. Failure to do so can lead to patients being given the wrong gas, or the right gas at the wrong pressure. Both can have fatal consequences. Traditionally, the valve outlets used for medical gas [...]

2021-07-16T09:30:16+01:00June 9th, 2021|Medical Oxygen Cylinders|Comments Off on Medical Gas Cylinders and Valve Outlets – BCGA Guidance

Safe Handling and Use – Reducing Risk with Medical Oxygen Cylinders

When handling medical gas cylinders – it’s important to follow the right safety guidelines. Whether it’s home oxygen cylinders or medical gases in a healthcare facility, there are some real risks associated with cylinder mishandling and misuse. As part of our work on Technical Sub Committee 7 – Medical Gases, for the British Compressed Gases [...]

2021-07-16T11:42:07+01:00May 10th, 2021|Medical Oxygen Cylinders|Comments Off on Safe Handling and Use – Reducing Risk with Medical Oxygen Cylinders

Maintaining Gas Quality in Medical Gas Cylinders – Valves with Residual Pressure Devices

In medical gas cylinders – ensuring the quality of the gas inside can be a matter of life or death. Contamination of the gases inside can lead to serious problems. In addition to causing corrosion inside the cylinder, contamination can render the gas inside useless, or in the worst cases, harmful. It’s vital that cylinder [...]

2021-07-16T11:58:16+01:00March 11th, 2021|Medical Oxygen Cylinders|Comments Off on Maintaining Gas Quality in Medical Gas Cylinders – Valves with Residual Pressure Devices

January 2021 Social Media Round Up

Welcome to January's social media round up; a look through some of our most engaged curated content during the last month across our social media channels. Check back next month for February’s top content or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn to keep up-to-date with the latest industry news. Medical Oxygen UK oxygen capacity remains [...]

2021-07-23T10:51:53+01:00February 1st, 2021|Carbon Composite Cylinders, Hydrogen fuel cell technology, Medical Oxygen Cylinders, Oxygen Therapy|Comments Off on January 2021 Social Media Round Up

Medical Gas Cylinders and Colour Coding – Standardising the System

Whether it’s a medical emergency, or a fire – having the ability to quickly identify the contents of a medical gas cylinder is essential. Following a standardised colour coding system for medical gas cylinders is one of the easiest ways to achieve this – and there is a British Standard Colour Coding System (BS EN [...]

2021-07-16T12:06:07+01:00December 9th, 2020|Medical Oxygen Cylinders|Comments Off on Medical Gas Cylinders and Colour Coding – Standardising the System

November 2020 Social Media Round Up

Welcome to November’s social media round up, a look through some of our most engaged curated content during the last month across our social media channels. Check back next month for December’s top content or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn to keep up-to-date with the latest industry news. Medical Oxygen Managing Medical Oxygen at [...]

2021-07-16T14:22:44+01:00December 1st, 2020|Medical Oxygen Cylinders, Respiratory Conditions|Comments Off on November 2020 Social Media Round Up
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