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Medical Equipment Service & Repairs

DNS Engineering is available to help you to maintain your equipment and to comply with health and safety law.
 
Our qualified engineers will inspect, service and repair items, including hoists, beds, sluice machines, autoclaves and ECG machines. We also calibrate measuring devices such as blood pressure monitors and scales. Much of the work can be carried out on site (Dorset and much of Hampshire only - other areas, please enquire) or, if necessary, repairs can be carried out at the Wickham Road workshop.
 
Additionally, DNS Engineering offers PAT testing to ensure that all your electrically operated devices comply with relevant legislation. PAT testing is available nationwide.
 
 
 

Inspection Tariff for Surgeries and Care Homes

 
Electro Cardio-Graph (ECG) Machines
 
Inspection includes a physical and full electrical test of all patient cables leads and electrodes. Complete function test using an input simulator. Printer head cleaning and a machine configuration test.
 
Nebulisers
 
Inspection includes a pressure and flow test of the pump. A visual inspection of all internal pipes and cables, function check of warning lamps and switches, cleaning or replacement of filters.
 
Sphygmomanometers (BP Monitors) - Digital
 
Inspection includes a check of the condition of all hoses, armbands digital display panels and individual battery voltages. The calibration of the maximum and minimum pressure settings, the functions of the pump and auto pressure release.
 
Sphygmomanometers (BP Monitors) - Aneroid
 
Inspection includes a check of the condition of all hoses, the armband, hand pump and deflation valve. Calibration of the gauge.
 
Chair Scales - Mechanical or Digital
 
Inspection includes a check of the security of all seat mountings, operation of brakes, balance arm links and locks balance arm adjuster. Lubrication of wheels and castors and the adjustment of base plate feet. Calibration of scales using test weights.
 
Digital Scales
 
Inspection includes a check of the operation, cleaning and lubrication of all pivots and coupling arms, condition of batteries and charger. Calibration using test weights.
 
Mechanical Scales
 
Inspection includes a check of the operation and security of balance arm links and balance arm locks. Clean and lubricate all pivots and coupling arms. Calibration check using test weights.
 
Ear Syringes
 
Inspection includes a check of the condition of the water reservoir seal, function of hand and foot control and variable water pressure control.
 
Suction Units
 
Inspection includes a check of the condition of all hoses, internal exhaust bottle and suction and flow test of the pump. Function of all warning lamps, non-return valves and filter.
 
Wheelchairs
 
Inspection includes a check of the operation of all locking mechanisms. Adjustment of brakes, wheel bearings and tyre pressures. Condition of tyres, front swivels, seat and backrest fabric, footrests, retaining straps, arm rests and side plates. Lubricate all pivots and bearings and tighten all bolts.
 
Syringe Drivers
 
Inspection includes a check of the function, condition and calibration of the actuator and variable timing mechanism. Conditions of syringe mountings, battery connections and voltages.
 
Treatment Couches
 
Inspection includes a visual check and lubrication of all tilt mechanisms, all pivots and bushes, the adjustment of all operating cables. Hydraulic mechanisms operation and security. Electric models all functions and electrical safety checked. All castors are examined to determine their condition and the operation of brakes. A complete check of the couch frame for fractures and a summary is provided of the couch's general condition.
 
Electric Riser/Recliner Chairs
 
Inspection includes a check of all chair functions, the security of all mountings, pivots, fixings and cables and a general report on the chair's overall condition. Electric functions and safety checked.
 
Microwave Leakage Test
 
Includes an examination of the condition of the unit and mains supply cable. Full leakage test at maximum operating power.
 
Chiropodists Drills
 
Inspection includes an examination of all electrical cables and vacuum hoses, function of all indicator lamps and drills speed controls and drill check. Clean or replace all filters and dust collection bags.
 
Air Mattresses
 
Inspection includes: Pump: Function and condition al all indicator lamps, timer or channel control valves, all pipes, pump output and comfort control range. Inspection of filters and pump bellows. Mattress: Inspection of condition and security of all inflation cells.
 
Hospital Beds
 
Inspection includes a visual check and lubrication of all tilt mechanisms, all pivots and bushes, the adjustment of all operating cables, operation and security of back rest. Hydraulic mechanisms operation and security. All castors are examined to determine their condition and the operation of brakes. A complete check of the bed frame for fractures and a summary is provided of the beds general condition.
 
Overhead Track Hoists
 
Inspection includes checks of all mounting points, webbing for wear and fraying, mounting catch and safety clip, winch mountings, hanging web and safety catch. Operation of all electrical functions, emergency lowering control, the state and charge of battery and charger when installed. Application of test load and a check of the security of all bolts and fixings. It is recommended this inspection is carried out at six monthly intervals.
 
Fixed Hoists
 
Inspection includes checks of all seat mounting points, safety straps, boom and fittings, floor mounting plate fixing bolts, mast-locking mechanisms. Function and condition of hydraulic or mechanical actuator. Application of specific test load and a check of the security of all bolts and fixings. It is recommended that this inspection is carried out at six monthly intervals.
 
Mobile Hoists
 
Inspection includes checks of the security and condition of spreader bar and attachment clips, mast box and chassis, boom and mast mounting bolts. Function and condition of hydraulic or electrical actuator and controls. Operation of leg adjustment, the condition of the castors and operation of the castor brakes. Function of the battery charger and a check of the security of all bolts and fixings. Application of specific test load. It is recommended that this inspection is carried out at six monthly intervals.
 
Body Slings
 
Inspection includes a visual check to determine the security of all stitching, sling fabric and mounting tags. It is recommended that this inspection is carried out at six monthly intervals.
 
Bath Lifts / Bath Seats
 
Inspection includes checks of the condition and security of all seat mounting points, safety straps and bath mounting pads. The condition of all gaiter and covers. The operation and security of all pivots, an inspection of the frame for cracks or damage and all bolts for security. The operation of all powered functions and a check of the battery chargers functions. A specific test load is applied and an over all condition report produced.
 
Medi-Baths
 
Inspection includes checks of the fill water temperature, condition operation and security of hydraulic and/or electrical system. Operation of door, gas strut and condition of door seals. Security of all mountings and grab handles, general condition of bath and internal surfaces. Lubricate pivots and hinges. A test of electrical safety and the function of all warning lights.
 
Douche W.C. (Washer/Dryer Toilet)
 
Check all electrical functions, temperatures, spray intensity, seat and fixings. Test air temperatures and controls. Check water reservoir condition and water tank ball valve. Check all pipework. Test ventilating system.
 
Sluice Machines
 
Inspection includes a visual check of water levels, operating temperatures, cycle times and thermostat functions. Condition of water pump seals, water tank ball valve, spray bar and all pipe work. A test of electrical safety and the function of all warning lights.
 
Spirometers
 
Includes external examination of all leads and connections, Inspection of filters and complete calibration and function check.
 
Oximeters
 
Inspection includes external examination of equipment and calibration check.
 
Portable Appliance Tests (PAT Tests)
 
Pat tests quote available on request.
 
LOLER
 
Loler Testing and Certification available upon request.
 
 
 
Upon completion of Service & Inspection work our Engineering Department will provide certificates which will allow you to claim your QOF points as set out in the nGMS contract.
 
If you would like to discuss your equipment requirements please e-mail our Engineering team or contact us by your preferred means