PECOS ordering details for patient specific hoist and standing aid slings can be found here (NHGGC logged in users only)
PECOS ordering details for sliding sheets can be found here (NHGGC logged in users only)
NHSGGC's patient hoists and standing aids are currently serviced every six months by Sidhill. When you go to use the hoist or standing aid, as well as your normal pre-use checks, if it does not have an up to date service sticker attached to it, please report this to your local estates department.
NHSGGC's patient hoists, standing aids and slings are inspected as per the Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER), that is, every six months. Currently the inspections are undertaken by Zurich. When you go to use the hoist, standing aid or sling, as well as your pre-use checks, if it does not have an up to date inspection sticker attached to it, please take the equipment out of use and report this to your local estates department.
The sections below provide user guides for hoists, slings, beds and trolley's in use within NHSGGC. At the bottom of this section are various short video clips related to the use of equipment
Passive Mobile Hoists
Passive Overhead Hoists
Active Hoists (Standing Aids)
Slings - Passive & Overhead Hoists
Slings - Standing Aids
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