The University Hospital North Staffordshire has recently installed 81 pioneering radiator guards developed to reduce cleaning time and costs, while improving hygiene standards.

Provides emergency care for over 600,000 people each year and currently undergoing a £370 Million transformation, the hospital operates in partnership with Keele University and has a patient-centred clinical research facility featuring state-of-the-art facilities.

The pioneering Trionic DeepClean radiator guard, developed by low surface temperature (LST) heating specialists Contour, includes a unique full access front door, which gives cleaning staff complete access to internal surfaces that are traditionally impossible to reach – without the assistance of Estates personnel.

The LST radiator guards were spread across numerous wards and were bespoke-designed to fit inside an alcove detail, with a punch-out on top of the casing for access to the thermostatic radiator valve. The guards were installed quickly and without disruption due to the one-piece design of the casing and pre-fabricated cut-outs for pipework and skirting.

The Contour radiator guard is also the only LST solution that incorporates BioCote® anti-microbial technology into the paintwork.

This natural silver-based additive reduces levels of harmful bacteria and infection such as E.coli, MRSA and H1N1 by up to 99.99% over a 2hr period.

Through longstanding relationships with key healthcare partners, Contour has continuously developed the product to satisfy all of the fundamental requirements in todays demanding public environments. The extensive DeepClean range also includes; bullnose corners in the event of falls, narrow grilles to stop small items being inserted and a host of optional anti-ligature features for secure units.

The range is supported by a comprehensive service package, comprising of free site consultations, a bespoke design facility, dedicated technical and delivery departments, short lead times and an approved installation service.

For comprehensive information on Contour’s entire column casing range, or to arrange a free site survey, call 01952 290 498, or email [email protected]