2013,Vol 27, No 4
Starts to work in 15 minutes
Infant Suspension (paracetamol) and Calpol
Six PlusTM Suspension (paracetamol) are proven to provide
fast, effective relief from fever; the antipyretic effect starts to work in just 15 minutes (data on file). Calpol
good safety profile and is suitable even if a child has an upset stomach, as it is gentle on the tummy.
To help support practice nurses and health visitors, the makers of Calpol
have created the FREE Calpol
It contains valuable information on childhood-related health topics, including a new module on fever. To request
your free Calpol
E-stick, simply email
For children with fever, recommend Calpol
; trusted by parents and healthcare professionals for over 45 years.
For more information on the Calpol
contact the McNeil Healthcare (UK) Ltd Care Line on 01344 864042
Northern Ireland PaLs opts for Sidhil products
Healthcare equipment specialists Sidhil have been awarded two key contracts let by
Northern Ireland’s Procurement and Logistics Service (PaLS) on behalf of NI Health and
Social Care Trusts, the first of which calls for the supply of community beds and the second
for selected aids for daily living (ADLs).
Under the terms of the first contract, Sidhil’s beds will be used across the province for a
five-year period, with a possible two-year extension. The beds selected by NI HSC Trusts
have been developed specifically to meet the needs of the community sector and include
the Freedom 2, the Solite UK and the Bradshaw Bariatric. The beds are designed around
client comfort, versatility, functionality and performance.
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ointment – cost effective
3-in-1 emollient therapy
ointment from T+R Derma offers convenient 3-in-1
emollient therapy with cost-savings of up to 37% against similar
proprietary ointments. It can be used as a skin cleanser, a bath additive
and as a leave-on moisturiser. Free from additives, preservatives, colours
and fragrance, Zeroderm ointment can be used to moisturise and soften
dry skin in eczema, psoriasis and other dry skin conditions.
Zeroderm ointment is part of the SLS-free Zeroderma
emollients and is suitable for both adults and children. It is listed on the
Drug Tariff and Nurse Prescriber’s Formulary and is also available on
NHS contract. It is available in 500g and 125g tubs.
For further information or to receive a 50g sample tub, or for
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Applied emollient gels – Doublebase Gel, Doublebase Dayleve Gel
Soap substitutes – Doublebase Shower, Doublebase Wash, Doublebase Bath
Doublebase range of emollients
The Doublebase range can help provide‘complete emollient therapy’for
patients of all ages, from babies to the elderly, with dry skin conditions
including eczema and psoriasis. The Doublebase range of emollients are
all available on the Nurse Prescribers’Formulary — prescribe by name
for formulation of choice.
2013 sees Dermal celebrate 50 years of successful topical innovation.
This extensive experience in developing highly effective, yet cosmetically
elegant treatments for application to the skin, has benefited millions of
people for half a century. For more information on Doublebase, other
Dermal products or for dermatology resources, please visit: