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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Enhancing Workflow and Patient Experience – Case Study

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 ...

Remember, Remember the 5th of November…

While the British public enjoy the spectacle and excitement of Guy Fawkes Night, November 5th is generally the busiest day of the year for the UK Fire and Rescue Services. With fireworks, hand-held sparklers and bonfires, it’s no wonder the emergency services are on full alert. Despit ...

Why Communication is Key When Heading Back to School

The new academic year has begun and institutions are welcoming back over 14 million students and nearly two million staff in the UK. As we plan for academic achievement in the year ahead, how do we ensure we have the correct foundation of safety in place in our schools, colleges and univer ...