Entries by Hannah Houghton

The Importance Of Knowing Your Dosage & How You Can Lower It

Whilst out in the field trialling RADPAD, Jameel Abdo, our Sales Representative for the Midlands, was having an educational discussion about radiation protection when trialling RADPAD in an Interventional Radiology Lab. During the conversation, they identified a 7cm gap between the table and mobile table skirts (usually covered with drapes), increasing the levels of scatter […]

Printing With a Purpose

Here at APC Cardiovascular, we believe in helping to give back to the local community wherever we can. One of the ways in which we do this is supporting social enterprise businesses such as NMC Design+Print, who in turn provide us with a fantastic graphic design and print management service. “Profits generated go back into […]

Green Small Business Certification

APC Cardiovascular are pleased to announce that we have achieved the Green Small Business certification. This is in recognition of our commitment to improving the management of all our significant environmental impacts and having a strong policy and action plan in place to deliver on those commitments. We are thrilled to be recognised for our […]

UK Heart Month

The British Heart Foundation has declared February as National Heart Month in the UK to help raise awareness of Cardiovascular disease. Heart disease is both UK’s and the world’s number one killer, according to the World Health Organization. An estimated 17.9 million people died from CVDs in 2016, representing 31% of all global deaths. Whilst […]

Movember 2021 – Feeling On Top Of The World

I have been raising funds for and awareness of men’s health issues for 9 years with Movember UK.  In the last 2 years, the covid years, I have had the honour of enlisting the support of men in Northwich through my gym with Paul Connor and Northwich Round Table. In 2020 together we had Rowvember […]

October 2021 Wellbeing Week

In October, our team took part in our Q4 wellbeing week. We dedicate time to help employees develop different ways to help manage work stress and encourage them to become more active. This wellbeing week involved independent activities such as a steps challenge, separate walk – treasure hunt and an hour of independent activity. Employees […]

#TheBodyWalk – Are You Ready To Take On A New Challenge?

This September, for Vascular Awareness Month, they are raising money by asking people to join in #thebodywalk. The aim is to walk 60,000 miles collectively (the same length if you lay all the arteries and capillaries out in one adult). There is no minimum distance; whether you decide to run, walk, cycle, or swim, every […]

VASIG Event Terms and Conditions for free RADPAD® Prize Draw

Terms and Conditions – RADPAD® Free Prize Draw For your chance to win a free box of RADPAD® Disposable Radiation Shields, simply register to attend the October 2021 Vascular Anomalies Special Interest Group (VASIG) event. Alternatively, you can enter the free prize draw competition by sending an email to hhoughton@apccv.com with the subject name ‘Competition Entry’, […]

5 Ways To Wellbeing

This Month, APC Cardiovascular took part in the “5 ways to wellbeing” in conjunction with our friends at Active Cheshire. We dedicated a day to different topics according to the Mind UK campaign, with some group activities and others being independent. Monday gave us our chance to ‘Connect’. We challenged our colleagues to make a […]

“Radiation Protection: Are Your Team Fully Protected?”

APC Cardiovascular hosted a webinar on “Radiation Protection: Are Your Team Fully Protected?” We were joined on the 15th July 2021 by our speaker’s Dr Bella Huasen, Eric Radtke and Professor Bijan Modarai, who provided insights into thought-provoking topics; ‘Radiation Protection and Image-Guided Therapy’, ‘Chronic Low Dose Radiation – Not Just Cancer and Cataracts’ and […]