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 ...

The Evolution of NHS Communications

The UK National Health Service (NHS) celebrated its 69th Birthday on 5th July 2017 and is just as important to the nation now as it was at its inception in the post-war years. Like anyone entering their 70th year, the NHS has seen colossal changes in soc ...

Secure Messaging Apps for Healthcare

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 ne ...

Why Paging Still Dominates Critical Communications

Most people know what a pager is, such is their level of ubiquity and long service history. These devices were sending dedicated text messages long before most other mobile devices were even invented, with the first telephone pager system patented in 1949 by ...