This year’s Health and Care Innovation Expo 2019 in Manchester attracted some 5,000 delegates from the NHS, social care and other sectors. Multitone, one of the industry’s leading manufacturers of life-critical technologies for communications and asset management, was delighted to be present at this important event. Over the two days, the Multitone team exhibited its…

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Background Canary Wharf in London is far more than just the world-renowned landmark of the One Canada Square tower. As well as housing numerous offices in this vibrant financial district, it also offers five shopping malls containing over 300 stores. These include high-end fashion outlets, banks, services, stylish wine bars and restaurants, amid the splendour of…

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Brendan Crossey, Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Analytics Limited, directs our thoughts to innovative bed tracking at the Northern Health and Social Care Trust, one of five health and social care trusts in Northern Ireland. The Northern Health and Social Care Trust (NHSCT) is one of five health and social care trusts in Northern Ireland. They provide…

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Background The CIA (Chemical Industry Association) states that chemical industry is the UK’s largest manufacturing export sector with exports of nearly £50bn each year. Whether it is developing cleaner and more efficient emission control solutions or developing the batteries that will power vehicles and other technology well into the future, these pioneering businesses are at…

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Excellent communications are undoubtedly one of the cornerstones of providing effective healthcare services.  The proliferation of popular communication and collaboration platforms across smart devices means that many medical staff are now using the likes of WhatsApp to discuss patient needs and complex cases.  On the face of it, it seems a perfect solution. However, the…

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Background Capio Maria Clinic in Stockholm, Sweden, is a drug and alcohol dependency treatment facility that offers both residential and day care services. Like any medical facility, excellent communications are vital for the successful operations of the clinic and due to the potentially challenging nature of this environment, it is essential that Capio Maria’s patients and…

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Background In 2015 the private GP surgeries market in the UK was estimated to be worth £550M. One provider in particular established a brand new state-of-the-art purpose-built facility in the UK and needed to source an integrated communications solution to support its complex patient interaction and follow-up care. As a private healthcare business, the patient…

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“Multitone’s messaging system was the only solution to not only address the Major Incident communications wish-list, but also exceed it” Effective and timely organisation of a Major Incident (Majax) is a key challenge for any NHS Trust. Multitone’s i-Message has been implemented at a large UK hospital to help the Trust leverage its Majax resources.…

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The challenge of providing high-quality mental healthcare in Ireland is shared across a complex system of Health Boards, religious institutions, day care centres and private hospitals. With a broad range of facilities, designs and ages, effective staff communications must be highly flexible, but also reliable and cost-effective. Healthcare suppliers are expected to provide complete turn-key…

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