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Europe and the Middle East – Vince Ungate

Check back here for MD Diagnostics latest product launches and events.

MD Diagnostics are pleased to announce the expansion of Vince’s UK role to now include Europe and the Middle East.

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Arab Health 2022 Trade show

Friday, January 7th, 2022

We are pleased to announce our attendance at Arab Health 2022 Trade show as an online exhibitor. Meet us there, it’s free to attend. Our staff will be live to speak to you from 5th January to the 28th February 2022

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MEDICA 2021 – World Forum for medicine

Thursday, September 9th, 2021

Great news, we will be exhibiting at the world’s largest medical trade fair Medica Dusseldorf, Germany from November 15th-18th November 202. Our very latest range of CO and Hydrogen monitors, plus Respiratory meters will be on display, we welcome you to join us. We will be in Hall 11 , Stand D66 MEDICA website – […]

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MD Diagnostics Ltd. are delighted to announce the appointment of Numed Healthcare as our UK distributor for the primary care, dental and emergency care markets.  Established in 1990, Numed is a leading supplier of medical devices, also providing comprehensive installation, training, after sales technical support, product servicing and repair services.  The company is a very […]

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We are pleased and excited to announce that from Monday 19th April we will move to larger premises. The move has been possible due to increased sales in the U.K and an increased global footprint as our sales and business partner distribution network continues to expand. New address: Slip 7 Annexe, The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TZ.

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No Smoking Day – 10 March 2021

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

Ease of use is key in a busy smoking cessation clinic – from a single breath the results are instantly displayed in parts per million (PPM) and % carboxyhaemoglobin (%COHb), clear visual guidance is also provided with coloured red, yellow and green indicators dependent on the concentration of exhaled carbon monoxide, indicating if the person […]

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Figures released by Scottish Government reveal that more than a third (36%) of people who smoke report smoking more during lockdown – with just 8% saying they smoke less. A little over half (56%) of people who smoke reported smoking the same amount.

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SafeBreath filtered disposable cardboard mouthpieces gain in popularity over plastic mouthpieces. SafeBreath filtered mouthpieces have a filter membrane with a bacterial and viral efficacy > 99% and have been independently tested by the Health Protection Agency.

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“Pregnant women who test positive for COVID-19 and their newborn babies have a low risk of developing severe symptoms, according to a new study from UT Southwestern.”

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“#Midwives can and do make a huge difference to the lives of women and families. Although 2020 is not the year of celebration originally planned, midwives everywhere should be proud of the potentially life-saving and life-affirming roles they are playing in these adverse circumstances. Keep safe and well, and look after your loved ones and […]

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Did you know that on 23rd of November started carbon monoxide awareness week 2020? Carbon monoxide is known as the ‘silent killer’ because you can’t see it, smell it or taste it. It can be omitted from everyday household appliances, such as a poorly maintained or faulty boilers or gas cookers. Carbon monoxide poisoning can […]

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Resumption of face-to-face stop smoking consultations and carbon monoxide (CO) monitoring: Since March 2020, stop smoking services (SSS) have admirably maintained service delivery in response to the challenges of COVID-19 by adapting to remote smoking cessation consultations and maintaining provision of stop smoking medication. CO monitoring was paused across all stop smoking interventions as a […]

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It is well known the harm that can be done should pregnant women smoke during the pregnancy. For a healthcare professional being able to offer very brief advice (VBA) is of vital importance. A Carbon Monoxide test to show pregnant women the harm they are doing to their unborn baby is an integral part of VBA.

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The NCSCT or National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training is a social enterprise set up to: ■ Help stop smoking services to provide high quality behavioural support to smokers based on the most up-to-date evidence available ■ Contribute towards the professional identity and development of stop smoking practitioners and ensure that they receive due […]

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SafeBreath® has been designed to achieve maximum hygiene results without the need for additional adaptors and the minimal use of plastics. SafeBreath® mouthpieces are the ideal solution for all aspects of exhaled carbon monoxide measurements in smoking cessation, pre-operative assessment departments, and CO screening. The filters have been independently tested and have a proven Bacterial and Viral […]

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Staying COVID-19 Secure in 2020

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

We are pleased to confirm we have complied with the governments guidance on managing the risk of COVID-19 and as of August 3rd MD Diagnostics Ltd resumes full manufacturing and production.   √    We have carried out a COVID-19 risk assessment and shared the results with the people who work here √    We have cleaning, hand […]

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Small, portable, lightweight and low cost, the RP Check allows testing of respiratory muscle strength for those with neurological or neuromuscular disorders. Should your clinic require a portable MIP/MEP/SNIP device for out-patient clinics, bedside testing or to compliment current pulmonary function tests, we are pleased that the RP Check is available through our network of […]

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COVID 19 & SafeBreath

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

We hope you are safe and well during these difficult times. Infection control has always been of paramount importance to us, in both the design of our equipment and their accessories. As a result, SafeBreath filtered mouthpieces have become the mouthpiece of choice for smoking cessation advisors and first responders around the world. SafeBreath is […]

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During these difficult times we would like to wish all our valued customers and global business partner’s good health, we hope you and your families are staying safe and keeping well. In keeping with the U.K governments guidelines we as a company are mainly working from home with an extreme skeleton staff despatching orders as […]

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Launch of MD Diagnostics Web shop

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

MD Diagnostics are pleased to announce the launch of our online web shop. Customers in the U.K are now able to easily order all their accessories and consumables via the Online web shop, orders can quickly and easily be placed using their debit/credit cards. Orders are immediately received once placed and are visible to our […]

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MEDICA Update 2019

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

The slogan “Be Part of the No. 1” was embraced by experts from all areas of the health industry, who provided for a slight increase in the number of visitors to the fully utilised exhibition halls over the four days of the fair (18–21 November 2019). Some 5500 exhibitors at MEDICA and nearly 800 at […]

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MEDICA 2019 – Hall 12 Stand B05

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

We will be exhibiting our CO range of handheld monitors designed for smoking cessation and carbon monoxide poisoning as well as the H2 Check monitor for measuring exhaled hydrogen. We look forward to meeting old and new business partners during the conference.

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ERS Congress 2019 Update

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

This year the European Respiratory Society congress in the sunny city of Madrid attracted over 20,000 delegates over five days to witness more than 420 scientific and educational sessions. It was a pleasure meeting our existing partners from all over the world as well as developing new ones. With its official release the RP Check […]

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ERS Congress 2019

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

Healthy Lungs for Life in conjunction with the European Respiratory Society are going to be using the CO Check Pro’s for mass public screening of CO exposure to cigarette smoking, the event will take place just prior to the start of the ERS congress in Madrid Spain. The location of the testing will be outside […]

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Press Release

Friday, August 30th, 2019

MD Diagnostics Ltd are pleased to announce that Cambridge Sensors Ltd of Godmanchester Cambridge have made a strategic investment into the company by way of a share purchase. This investment will accelerate new product development in breath testing devices by MD Diagnostics as well as allow marketing of new and existing products in the USA.  […]

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MD Diagnostics are pleased to be exhibiting again this year at the European Respiratory Conference in Madrid Spain.

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The RP Check is a handheld respiratory pressure meter measuring mouth and nasal pressures (MIP, MEP and SNIP). It is the only handheld device that can show pressure traces of each test on its large backlit display along with reproducibility criteria as per ATS/ERS guidelines. Read more

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ISO13485:2016 standard

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

MD Diagnostics is proud to announce that after a successful audit by our regulatory body we have been awarded certification that we comply with the latest ISO13485 standard 2016. This is an achievement we are very proud of and means we have been recognised as maintaining high-quality management and quality system. Please visit our certification […]

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Dental professionals now have a unique opportunity to address smoking with patients. Brief advice from a dentist or member of the dental team has been shown to increase a patient’s motivation to quit and can double a patient’s success with quitting. Addressing tobacco use with patients should be a priority for all members of the […]

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MEDICA 2018 Update

Friday, November 30th, 2018

Once again, decision makers of the international healthcare industry were “spoiled for choice” when it came to the themes at the world’s largest medical trade fair MEDICA and the internationally leading supplier trade fair COMPAMED in Düsseldorf. On the four days of the fair, around 120,000 visitors (with an international share of approx. two thirds […]

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MEDICA 2018 – Hall 12 Stand B05

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

MD Diagnostics are pleased to be exhibiting at MEDICA in Dusseldorf, please visit us in Hall 12 Stand B05. We will be exhibiting our CO range of handheld monitors designed for smoking cessation and carbon monoxide poisoning as well as the H2 Check monitor for measuring exhaled hydrogen for assessing carbohydrate malabsorption including, lactose, sucrose […]

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As part of the U.K initiative to encourage smoking cessation, October is the month where focus switches to quitting smoking. Exhaled carbon monoxide breath tests are invaluable in motivating individuals in smoking cessation successfully stopping  their habit. MD Diagnostics is actively involved in many initiatives to assist healthcare professionals in their role of encouraging as many smokers to stop smoking both during the month of October and throughout the year.

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Successful ERS Paris 2018

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

MD Diagnostics were proud to exhibit at the 2018 ERS in Paris attended by over 22,000 delegates. The ERS is the largest scientific pulmonary meeting in the world with a global attendance.

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We are also pleased to be able to exhibit our new RP Check – Respiratory Pressure Meter.

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We are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at this year’s European Respiratory Society Conference in Paris from 15 -19th September 2018.

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We are pleased to announce that we have now exceeded global sales of 10,000 CO Check’s. As our distribution network increases and smoking cessation has increased in focus in many countries, we are pleased to see our global footprint as the manufacturer of choice in many countries for smoking cessation…

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FDA Approval for smoking cessation

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the CO Check Pro carbon monoxide monitor for CO breath testing has gained FDA 510K approval for sale in the USA for use in smoking cessation.

Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, accounting for more than 480,000 deaths each year (approximately 1 in 5 deaths) of which more than 140,000 of these deaths are from second hand smoke(1).

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Happy New Year

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Wishing all our customers a prosperous New Year and best wishes from all at MDD

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Indian Society of Gastroenterology

Monday, December 18th, 2017

The 58th annual conference of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology, (ISGCON) was held in Bhubaneswar during 14th – 17th December 2017. Bhubaneswar is the capital of the eastern Indian state of Odisha and was Founded during the Kalinga empire over 3,000 years ago.

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Friday, December 15th, 2017

A significant international impact has always been and remains MEDICA and COMPAMED’s trump card – visitors hail from over 130 countries.

This year, of a total of 123,500 professional visitors, over 60% came from countries outside Germany, from 130 different countries. Among these were visitor groups with members who were the top of their field, from China, India, Columbia and Nepal, along with visitor groups from the most important markets for medical technology in Europe who have attended for years and years.

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MEDICA is the world’s largest event for the medical sector. For more than 40 years it has been firmly established on every expert’s calendar. There are many reasons why MEDICA is so unique. Firstly, the event is the largest medical trade fair in the world – in 2016 it attracted more than 5,100 exhibitors from 70 countries in 17 halls.

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Saving Babies’ Lives Event

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

September 20th 2017 Wimborne UK Merley House in the South Coast of England was the fine setting for 100 healthcare professionals to discuss advancements in saving babies’ lives. Subjects covered included Stillbirth Prevention, a National perspective on reducing Stillbirth in pregnancy and the role of CO monitoring in helping pregnant women to quit smoking. Healthcare […]

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We have created a new video to easily explain how the SafeBreath™ mouthpiece works and the massive benefits it has for the user as well as the device.

Please watch and don’t forget to share!

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Bristol is the largest city in the South West of England and we were delighted to be shortlisted to enter a poster at the Bristol Patient Safety conference and Awards Ceremony on May 3rd.

The poster entered was “Carbon Monoxide Kills”, lead author of the poster was Heidi Hurley, a smoking in pregnancy liaison Midwife based at Poole Hospital Foundation Trust.

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MEDICA 2016 Update

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

An unseasonably warm winter week in sunny Dusseldorf rounded off a perfect MEDICA!  Over 127,000 daily visitors toured through the expansive 19 halls which were fully booked by the 5000 exhibitors. Specialist visitors came from over 140 different countries, with Asian emerging countries being particularly well represented.

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Sunday, November 13th, 2016

Our 6th year of exhibiting at MEDICA is fast approaching. Dusseldorf Germany is again the usual host and we are again proud to be part of the British pavilion in Hall 16 stand number G20-4. On display will be a wider range of Breath Gas Analysis products along with the latest consumables that make breath testing safer and easier than ever before.

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London is Waiting!

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

European Respiratory Society organises the ERS conference every year to promote research and sharing of knowledge related to respiratory diseases. 26,000 delegates from 125 countries are joining together at Europe’s biggest respiratory conference from 03 – 07 September 2016.

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Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Many thanks to all the delegates who visited our stand at the UKNSCC. A great deal of interest was shown in the SafeBreath filtered mouthpiece and the fact plastic adapters and D pieces are a thing of the past!

Congratulations to Sarah Martin from Ashford Stop Smoking Service for entering and winning our competition, your prize is on its way!

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Today the UKNSCC in London sees the official launch of the SafeBreath™ mouthpiece.

SafeBreath is a unique solution to potential cross-infection when carrying out Carbon Monoxide breath testing. SafeBreath offers a combined filter and cardboard mouthpiece with >99% protection against both bacteria and viruses.

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April see’s the official launch of CO Screen. Carbon Monoxide is a colorless and odorless gas, making its presence difficult to detect. CO Screen has been designed to enable emergency service responders to carry out a simple breath test to establish carbon monoxide levels in a subject’s blood.

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Reaching far with the H2 Check

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

The Nobel Laboratory in the world heritage site of Esfahan province Iran, located some 300 kilometres from Tehran have announced the introduction to its services of the H2 Check.

The Nobel Lab is one of the country’s leading clinics to offer walk in diagnosis and treatment of Lactose Intolerance. Along with other Hi tech devices the Nobel Lab is TUV and ISO certifiied and offer a specialist array of testing.

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New for 2016

Sunday, November 15th, 2015

MD Diagnostics are pleased to announce the introduction of the new RP Check a portable device for the rapid assessment of Inspiratory and Expiratory muscle strength.

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Monday, September 21st, 2015

November 16th – 19th

We will again be exhibiting our entire portfolio of products at MEDICA. The Messe Düsseldorf Group, has staged MEDICA in Düsseldorf Germany for more than 40 years. This leading show in the industry has more than 4,800 exhibitors and 130,000 visitors.

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    The 2015 UKNSCC took place in a sunny Manchester UK on June 11 – 12th. The world’s largest event for smoking cessation brought together world class speakers to present and discuss the very latest in clinical, research and policy developments. Topics included electronic cigarettes and young people, stop smoking medications plus a keynote presentation from […]

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The London Evening Standard

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Breath tests for mothers to warn of smoking risk to unborn babies.

Pregnant women in London will undergo breath tests to reduce the risk from smoking and traffic pollution to hundreds of unborn children.

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MD Diagnostics Ltd has moved!

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

From May 5th 2015 MD Diagnostics has relocated its head office to larger premises. The move will allow us much-needed space for the launch of new devices and consumables soon to be announced.

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Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

With over 130,000 professional visitors and 4,500 exhibitors, MEDICA in Dusseldorf has stamped its authority as being the world’s largest medical trade show. Equivalent to the size of 17 football pitches, the array of medical equipment and services are truly breath taking.

We are again pleased to join the British Health Care pavilion and please come and see us in Hall 16 G24-1.

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ASH Wales Conference 2014

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Cardiff – September 18th & 19th

Tackling health inequalities through tobacco control was the key emphasis for all health care professionals that attended. Subjects ranged from protecting children from second hand smoke at home, exposure to smoke in cars and navigating the minefield of research and regulations into e-cigarettes. Again, it was a pleasure to support this bi-annual event in a very sunny Cardiff City and being able to show the delegates our range of CO Check devices.

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Public Health England Annual Conference 2014

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Warwick University – September 16th & 17th

The conference brought together those working in public health, from
local and national government, academia, industry, the voluntary and
community sector, the NHS and internationally, to share knowledge and learn from each other. We were pleased to be able to show many delegates the CO Check range including the new CO Check DL.

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Friday, June 13th, 2014

The 2014 UK National Smoking Cessation Conference took place in London on June 12th ­13th. The UKNSCC is the world’s largest event for the smoking cessation field, and this year brought together world­class speakers to present the very latest in clinical, research and policy developments.

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ICM Prague 2014

Friday, June 6th, 2014

June 1st – 5th saw the picturesque city of Prague, Czech Republic host the International Conference of Midwives. This 30th Triennial Congress brought together more than 3000 Midwives from across the world with the target message of improving woman’s health globally.

A poster was presented by Maeve O’Connell, St. Thomas Hospital, Kings College London, Nursing and Midwifery, UK titled “Midwives experience of the use of carbon monoxide testing for smoking cessation in pregnancy”

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MEDICA 2013 Update

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

It was a pleasure to meet with so many people from all over the world at this year’s MEDICA.
We had the opportunity to talk with many international visitors about some of our new products for 2014.

The first of these to be launched shortly is the new CO Check DL and more details of this unique product will appear here shortly.

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Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

November 20th ­ 23rd will see MD Diagnostics display its entire product portfolio at MEDICA. Held in Dusseldorf Germany, MEDICA is the world’s largest event for the medical sector and brings together over 4,500 exhibitors from 70 countries. We are glad to be part of the British Healthcare contingent so please come and visit us in Hall 16 / G24­1.

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UKNSCC Conference Update

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

With over 400 delegates in attendance from all over the globe made this year’s meeting in the heart of London a great success. Presentations were given from practitioners that focus on the policy and practice of helping smokers to stop.

The talk given by Health Programme Advisor Ms Tracy Rowland on “Environmental carbon monoxide influences smoke-free homes” was well attended at one of the parallel sessions.

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ASH Scotland Conference Update

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

The CO Check Baby, with live Environmental CO Capture, was the talking point in a parallel presentation that took place on Friday morning in a sunny Edinburgh. Tracy Rowland, a Health Programme Advisor in Maternity, presented her case study which was very well received by an audience of Smoking Cessation Advisors. 

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Adding to its range of breath gas analysis products, we are pleased to announce the release of the much anticipated H2 Check!

Taking H2 breath testing to new unequalled heights, this innovative hand held device allows the simple detection of Lactose Intolerance along with other Gastroenterology disorders.

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Edinburgh June 20th and 21st see’s this engaging and interactive international conference that will look at the ideas and actions that will drive us towards a generation free from tobacco – a time when ideally the only people smoking would be the small number of adults who knowingly choose to do so.

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June 27th and 28th see’s the UKNSCC conference returning to London. MD Diagnostics is proud to support this event and showcasing the exhibition this year will be the new CO Check Pro and CO Check Pro Baby with Environmental CO Capture.

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June 2012

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

The UK National Smoking Cessation Conference is the world’s largest event for the smoking cessation field, and is a vital component in the individual and collective development of the UK smoking cessation field.

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MEDICA Update!

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

A resounding success with a chance to meet established distributors and create new partners made the MEDICA week a busy time indeed. Many thanks to the Association of British Healthcare Industries for their support to all the exhibitors present from the UK. MD Diagnostics are already planning a larger presence for MEDICA 2012 which will take place from November 14 – 17th.

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Stop Smoking Live update!

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

A single day at the Business Design Centre provided a solid platform to introduce the CO Check family to everyone who visited us on stand no 17.

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Stop Smoking Live!

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

The Business Design Centre in the heart of London is the venue for Stop.

Smoking Live on December 2nd 2011. This is an informative and educational day for everyone in the smoking cessation field. There will be over 600 delegates drawn from Primary Health Care, Hospital settings and Specialist Smoking Cessation services – all of whom will find it an enjoyable and interesting contribution to their annual continuing professional development. Showcasing the event will be the CO Check Pro,

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