Entries by Michelle Ollier

movisens – Ambulatory Assessment and Mobile Monitoring

APC Cardiovascular Ltd is the exclusive UK provider of the movisens range of physiological sensors. The movisens sensors bring unmatched quality and versatility, with diverse wear positions such as the hip, the ankle, the thigh, chest, wrist or the upper arm possible with their analysis algorithms. Every sensor contains a 3D accelerometer, 3D gyroscope, barometric […]

Atrial Fibrillation Screening – APCC Managing Director Responds to NSC Consultation Document

Dear National Screening Committee Re: Screening for Atrial Fibrillation in Adults I have studied with considerable care your consultation document on the subject of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) in the adult population of the United Kingdom. In consequence, I am writing to urge you to reconsider your position and to approve screening for the aforementioned group. […]

WE ARE RECRUITING A PRODUCT PORTFOLIO ASSISTANT

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge in a growing small business? APC Cardiovascular Ltd is looking for a Product Portfolio Assistant to join their head office team to look after the company’s heritage portfolio. APCC celebrates its 30th year in 2019 and is a well-respected specialist medical devices distributor. Our purpose is to […]

Carbon Dioxide Angiography – Cutting Risks

The use of traditional angiographic procedures requires the use of iodine-containing contrast media (ICM).  The use of ICM with patients suffering an existing, compromised renal function, increases the risk of severe nephropathy by around 25%. Patients with a known allergic reaction or intolerance to ICM may suffer serious effects to their health which, at the extreme, may […]

Mental Health Awareness Week at APC Cardiovascular, 2019

Health care professionals (HCPs) who wear lead aprons for protection in radiology departments and interventional laboratories such as cardiac catheterisation labs face a higher risk of musculoskeletal (MSK) pain1.  Nearly half of all workers in the healthcare setting are affected by low back pain2.  Research suggests that anywhere from 30 to 50% of people with […]

APC – Expanding in the Heart of the Community

APC Cardiovascular ltd has recently expanded its head office team by taking on three new members from within the local area.  The team, overseen by Operations Manager, Emily Scarlett, who has just celebrated being with the company for five years, has been joined by Sarah Walker-Swift from Sandiway, and Emma Pickering from Weaverham; both have joined the team as Product […]

European Heart Failure Awareness Week – 6-12 May 2019

This week is dedicated to European Heart Failure Awareness, and we at APC Cardiovascular would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and thank all of the cardiology specialists across the world for their outstanding contribution in this highly complex field. Their work continues to revolutionise the treatments available to those suffering from debilitating cardiac […]