70 Years of the NHS through Pager Evolution

After three score years and ten, the NHS now celebrates 70 years of protecting the nation. There has not been a time that most of us have not needed the NHS, and during much of this period the NHS has relied on the simple pager. 1956: The first pagers were introduced at ...

Trust Your Alarms

A false alarm can cause unnecessary panic and distress, as the high-profile alert in Hawaii grimly demonstrated on 13th January this year. A combination of failures led to the public believing a missile attack from ...

Managing Staff Sickness

Wintertime is notorious for viruses and infectious illnesses. The early part of 2018 has seen a particularly nasty outbreak of flu, which figures suggest has been the worst in seven years.  This puts a greater strain on health servic ...

Keeping Retained Firefighters in the Loop

In the UK, there are approximately 18,000 retained firefighters who cover around 60% of the country, yet many people are unaware of the vital role these professionals play in keeping us all safe. What is a retained firefighter? If you are unaware of these vital teams w ...

Helping Pagers Deal with a Challenging Life

Pagers have a tough life. Like most mobile devices, they spend a lot of time being carried around as a faithful, robust and vital tool for those working in the healthcare and emergency services. When these devices become damaged or inoperable and need to be fixed, Multitone has a dedicated ...

Another Successful Year of Communications Innovation

January is always a good time to reflect upon your achievements and the past year has been highly productive at Multitone! Here are some of our highlights and milestones from 2017. Attending the British APCO Exhibition and Conference 2017 In March the ...

Made in the UK

When it comes to developing the latest technology, the UK is undoubtedly a world-leader but in many cases the actual products are manufactured elsewhere. At Multitone we are proud to be different; investing, manufacturing, building and testing many of our communications systems right here ...

Tackling Threats and Violence in Mental Healthcare

Mental healthcare is a rewarding vocation and invaluable for patients but this supportive environment can sometimes leave people vulnerable to attacks, violence and intimidation. BBC figures (from two-thirds of UK mental health tru ...