Duke examines revolutionary knee surgery system

B Braun Medical's drive to fight hospital superbugs has been showcased to the Duke of Kent, during a visit to the company's UK headquarters, in Chapeltown.

Monday, 15th October 2007, 2:12 pm
Updated Wednesday, 17th October 2007, 1:10 pm

The Duke was shown how the company is working with the National Health Service to keep patients safe and eradicate hospital infections, such as MRSA and C-Difficile, using its range of ground-breaking medical hygiene products.

He also saw pioneering medical equipment developed by B. Braun Medical in areas such as hip and knee replacement and heart surgery.

B Braun Medical’s chief executive, Hans Hux, said: “We were delighted to welcome the Duke of Kent and to have the opportunity to show him some of the pioneering developments in medical equipment and services which are benefiting patients and NHS staff throughout the country.

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“We follow the principles of innovation and sharing expertise which means our ability to develop innovative products, services and systems, comes from our partnership with healthcare professionals, hospitals, universities and patients.”

B. Braun Medical is part of the B. Braun Group, one of the world’s leading healthcare companies.