Smoking and Young People has been designed for anyone working in a youth work role. It focuses on how smoking impacts young people, providing up-to-date information on smoking and young people in Scotland, including young peoples’ attitudes and knowledge; smoking, e-cigarettes and other substances; and tobacco industry tactics in recruiting young people. It also explores […]Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
“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.”Read more
“#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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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.Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
Message from the SCAH conference committee Abstracts Submission Closed – Late Breakers Welcomed Many thanks to those who submitted abstracts contributing to SCAH Conference: We will love any late breaker posters too – so please email us your abstract for this aspect. Early Registration discount: 07th February (pushed back a week) Let your network know […]Read more
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 […]Read more
SCAH 2020 – Our goal is to bring together to this inaugural National Conference as many Smoking Cessation Practitioners, Managers, Policy Writers, Doctors, Nurses, Midwives, Psychiatrists, Support Workers, Allied Health Practitioners, and Commissioners as possible.
25th February 2020 – Birmingham, Unite Kingdom
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 […]Read more
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.Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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. […]Read more
MD Diagnostics are pleased to be exhibiting again this year at the European Respiratory Conference in Madrid Spain.Read more
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 moreRead more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
We are also pleased to be able to exhibit our new RP Check – Respiratory Pressure Meter.Read more
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.Read more
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…Read more
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).Read more
Wishing all our customers a prosperous New Year and best wishes from all at MDDRead more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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 […]Read more
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!Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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!Read more
Today the UKNSCC in London www.uknscc.org 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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more