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Reflections on Two Decades: A Journey with Welland Medical

I, Sandhya Shah, started at Welland in 2003 as a temp for about 6 months and then took a permanent position on 5th January 2004. I have grown and experienced so much in these 20 years, professionally as well as personally.

“I feel lucky to be working with such supportive mentors and managers during my time at Welland and have mostly felt heard and supported during these difficult times, for this I am thankful.” Sandhya Shah

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Events & Exhibitions

At CareFlex, we take our responsibility as a specialist seating provider seriously and recognise that our attendance at events and facilitating training is key to sharing knowledge to ensure correct, safe and supportive seating. Please follow the link to find out where and when we are next exhibiting and holding events.

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Achieving Excellence: CareFlex Grabs Gold

CareFlex is proud to announce a monumental achievement – the transition from Silver to Gold Standard Accreditation with Investors in People (IIP). This accomplishment is a testament to our unwavering commitment to continuous improvement, employee engagement, and fostering a workplace that nurtures individual growth.

“I’m delighted and very proud that CareFlex has been awarded ‘Gold’ accreditation from Investors in People. This recognition highlights our commitment to fostering a positive workplace culture, nurturing talent, and promoting employee well-being. To achieve this tremendous result while driving exceptional levels of business growth, navigating market uncertainty, and bringing onboard a significant number of new starters during the last 3 years is remarkable – well done everyone!”

– Jon Riglar, Managing Director

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CareFlex HQ Visited by Devon MP

We were delighted to receive a recent visit from Mel Stride, Member of Parliament for Central Devon and Secretary of State for Department of Work and Pensions, to our headquarters on the King Charles Business Park near Bovey Tracey.

During Mr Stride’s visit, we showcased our dedication to producing cutting-edge seating and engaged in discussions about our contributions to the healthcare sector and our role in boosting the local economy. The tour of our facilities provided a first hand look at our commitment to excellence and plans for future growth.

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Helapet Celebrates 40th Anniversary

We are delighted this year to celebrate our 40th anniversary as a trusted supplier of medical and cleanroom consumables and inline disc filters. Since our establishment in 1984, Helapet has delivered a diverse portfolio of sterile and non-sterile products, all designed to enhance safety and protection in several key markets including healthcare, pharmaceutical manufacturing, laboratories and filtration

Throughout our 40-year history, Helapet has achieved several significant milestones, one of our most recent being awarded the prestigious Investors in People – GOLD Award in 2021. This award reflects Helapet’s dedication and continual investment in our people. Our customer-centric ethos has been a key driver in our growing success and will continue to be our future priority in the years ahead.

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A Year of Milestones: FMP Reflects on Successes in 2023

As we bid farewell to 2023, Flexible Medical Packaging proudly looks back on a year marked by substantial growth, increased productivity, and innovative initiatives. The company’s commitment to excellence and adaptability in the ever-evolving medical packaging industry has resulted in a series of remarkable achievements.

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The People Behind the Bag

n 1998, we started with a simple aspiration to enhance people’s lives and a strong desire to innovate. Today, we are a global business with over 250 colleagues based in Crawley, England where we create and manufacture our ostomy products, with a presence in over 40 countries around the world.

With 35 years of expertise, knowledge, and skill, we have continued to learn, develop new products, and adapt to new technologies to continually improve our processes to deliver the highest quality of stoma care products to our customers.

As we continue to support our colleagues, our Global Partners, and those living with a stoma we will continue to embody what makes Welland: enhancing people’s lives every day.

Discover our story ………..

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Welland Medical’s Proud Partnership with St Catherine’s Hospice

t Welland Medical, we’re proud to support local communities and charities.

One of our chosen local charities to support is St Catherine’s Hospice. For several years, we’ve sponsored this fantastic organisation, and our collaboration reached a new milestone as we were honoured to be invited to the pre-opening event of their new home in Pease Pottage, Crawley. The event was a special occasion, where Giles Tomsett, CEO of St Catherine’s Hospice, gave a strong speech emphasising the great work the hospice carries out and the urgent need to maintain funds to keep their important work going.

Collaborating with St Catherine’s Hospice aligns with  our core values and we are proud of our continued commitment to supporting our local community. We look forward to continuing our partnership and helping support St Catherine’s Hospice to provide a positive impact to those who require end-of-life care.

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Top 10 Things You Need to Know About CareFlex

Commitment to Comfort; True Holistic Approach; The Power of Education; Best Practice Mindset; Innovative Product Range; Market-Leading Tailored Solutions; CliniMed Group; Exceptional Standards; Green Credentials; Customer-Centric Service

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Queen Alexandra Hospital Fund Raising

When it comes to relationships with our customers, we don’t just care about the sales.

Our sales team have created some amazing bonds with our customers, and we always make sure that we’re supporting our customers, not just with product but with their initiatives, charity work and community outreach.

Our Product Specialist, Rob, recently met with the Stoma Team at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, who shared that they will be doing a charity walk, along with other nursing staff to raise funds for a colleague who suffered a stroke in 2022

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