The use of high quality, single use medical examination gloves has played an essential part in controlling HealthCare Associated Infections (HCAI), along with correct hand hygiene policies – safeguarding both healthcare workers and patients. As a result the market has grown rapidly with a bewildering proliferation of glove types of widely varying performance and cost. Choosing the right glove, with the correct performance specification has become difficult. Consequently, many trusts now order a multitude of gloves, pushing costs up at a time when budgets are challenging.
Readigloves is the new name in high quality, high performance single use medical examination gloves - from Robinson Healthcare. Designed to complement the extensive range of healthcare consumables already manufactured and supplied by Robinson Healthcare, such as Instrapac single use instruments and the Readi range of continence care products, the Readigloves range has been carefully selected to provide a solution to the overwhelming majority of examination and general purpose uses for disposable gloves by medical professionals.
The result is a focused range from which it is quick and easy to select the most appropriate glove, avoiding costly proliferation of stock for purchasing managers, whilst providing the right choice of glove to match the task for the user. As a minimum specification, all products in the Readigloves range are fully compliant with the Medical Devices Directive 93/42/EEC and the PPE Directive 89/686/EEC for Minimal Risks.
For more onerous or specific tasks, specialist gloves are offered to complete the range. A full explanation of regulatory compliance, product standards and testing is provided on the following pages.
The Readigloves range features some of the latest, advanced formula materials and manufacturing technology to deliver high quality, high performance protection without breaking budget constraints. These techniques allow Robinson Healthcare to offer a new generation of gloves that combine dexterity, tactility and comfort with strength, durability and chemical resistance at economical prices.
The range offers gloves for all medical examination and medical general purpose tasks, with a choice of materials that meet a variety of needs. As well as being suitable for medical purposes, Readigloves can be used for a multitude of everyday tasks – where the superior performance designed for medical use is more than enough for more routine tasks. Some gloves in the range are also certified for use in laboratories.
Readigloves are manufactured from the following materials: