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Keep up-to-date with the latest industry insights, news and stories from Wightman & Parrish.

 

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    8 Oct 2021

    Turn Down the Temperature to Turn Up Results

    Washing at 30ºC Protects the Planet and your Pocket.

    9 Sep 2021

    In a cardiac arrest emergency, every second counts.

    In a cardiac arrest emergency, every second counts.

    25 Aug 2021

    Can Ventilation Devices stop the spread of COVID-19?

    There is an urgent call for action on ventilation in schools - to slow the spread of Covid-19 - when pupils return, in September.

    5 Aug 2021

    P&G GUEST BLOG - Green & Clean

    Nowadays, the role of every manufacture & company is to enable and help more consumers, end-users, and businesses make sustainable ...

    27 Jul 2021

    OZOFRESH GUEST BLOG - Cost Effective Management of the threat of the Delta Variant

    As we write the country is on the verge of opening up again. And whilst that’s great news in many ways, the Delta variant of COVID-19 is ...

    1 Jul 2021

    FFP3 Masks in the News

    Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust research has found the quality of face masks healthcare workers wear makes a huge ...

    16 Jun 2021

    WHAT IS THE NEW SUPER DEDUCTION TAX SCHEME?

    As a result of measures announced at the 2021 Budget, businesses will now benefit from four significant capital allowance measures:

    9 Jun 2021

    LIFTING THE LID ON WASHROOM HYGIENE

    AirSteril technology operating within working premises is proven to kill up to 99.99% of airborne germs throughout a room in minutes, ...

    26 May 2021

    APEX - Discover How Heel Offloading Can Prevent Pressure Injury

    Nearly 30% of pressure ulcers occur on the heel and associated regions of the lower limb (Wounds UK, 2019), and although anyone can develop ...

    5 May 2021

    KIMBERLY CLARK - World Hand Hygiene Day

    World Hand Hygiene Day 2021 - Seconds save lives – clean your hands!

    19 Apr 2021

    KIMBERLY CLARK - Not all toilet roll dispensers are made equal

    Not all toilet roll dispensers are made equal and the Scott® Control™ Mini Twin Centrefeed Toilet Tissue system is the most hygienic toilet ...

    12 Mar 2021

    MotorScrubber

    Wightman & Parrish currently offer a range of products from Motorscrubber, each designed to control infection through disinfection and ...

    20 Jan 2021

    Regulation (EU) 2019/1148: Marketing and Use of Explosives Precursors

    The incidence of terrorist attacks in Europe involving improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and home made explosives (HMEs) has increased in ...

    11 Nov 2020

    Duplex - 30 Years of Steam Cleaning & Sanitising

    In September 2020 the government announced and additional £500 million of funding to extend the Infection Control Fund to the end of March ...

    8 Oct 2020

    BREXIT - 81 Days to go!

    From the 1st of January 2021 new rules will apply and our trading terms with Europe still remain far from clear. For all businesses this ...

    5 Oct 2020

    Get 360° of protection & boost hygiene at work

    There are no shortcuts to workplace hygiene - Talk with our experts today to create your workplace hygiene improvement plan. Now more than ...

    29 Jul 2020

    A guide to face masks

    The requirement for face masks has increased hugely in the past few months, but with different types needed in different settings, we lay ...

    13 Jul 2020

    GUEST BLOG: P&G cleaning guidelines

    At P&G Professional and Wightman & Parrish, we know that the priority is to make sure your patients and residents are safe and feel ...

    2 Jul 2020

    GUEST BLOG: Diversey cleaning and disinfection

    Deliver confidence with Diversey’s enhanced cleaning & disinfection programmes

    23 Jun 2020

    Government Advice for Healthcare

    As part of our ongoing commitment to support our customers in these difficult times we have collated some useful videos and downloads that ...

    19 May 2020

    Xtra Sanitiser

    Our newest product range is the XtraProtect sanitiser for both surfaces and hands. Read more below.

    18 May 2020

    Government Guidelines

    The Governments newly released guidelines have been summarised below. Wightman & Parrish are able to provide many cleaning agents ...

    28 Apr 2020

    PPE REQUIREMENTS

    The latest Public Health England (PHE) recommendations for PPE in secondary care are listed below.

    6 Apr 2020

    HOW ARE AIR DRYERS LINKED TO CORONAVIRUS?

    Last week, a senior doctor wrote to England's chief medical officer Chris Whitty to raise her "grave concern" that electric hand dryers in ...

    13 Mar 2020

    Coronavirus Plan

    Yesterday afternoon, the PM Boris Johnson announced that the United Kingdom would be moving from the contain phase, to the delay phase. ...

    3 Mar 2020

    Coronavirus Guidelines

    Due to the surge in demand for hand sanitisers from COVID-19 there is currently a national shortage. Wightman & Parrish stock many ...

    10 Feb 2020

    Coronavirus Update

    There have now been more than 37,000 cases worldwide of the novel Coronavirus nicknamed ‘Wuhan Flu’. To date, the virus has killed 800 ...

    27 Jan 2020

    DIVERSEY GUEST BLOG: Coronavirus Outbreak

    2020 Pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan China

    13 Dec 2019

    KIMBERLY CLARK GUEST BLOG: The disgusting truth behind jet air dryers

    We all want to feel confident that once we wash our hands that they will stay clean once we dry them.

    29 Oct 2019

    PRESS RELEASE: Brighton & Hove Albion provide female fans with free sanitary products

    Period Poverty: Free feminine hygiene products on match days.

    23 Oct 2019

    WIGHTMAN & PARRISH BREXIT ANNOUNCEMENT

    Brexit has been a major concern for our clients and consumers over the past two years. With the 31st October approaching, it’s natural for ...

    25 Sep 2019

    BETTER CLEANING REDUCES ABSENCES

    Many organisations are beginning to understand the definitive link between the spread of illnesses and number of absences in schools and ...

    12 Sep 2019

    INVACARE GUEST BLOG: 5 top tips for choosing the right pressure redistributing mattress

    Choosing the right Pressure Redistributing Mattresses can prove to be a difficult task. There are so many different options and choices ...

    20 Aug 2019

    AN INTERVIEW WITH AIRSTERIL

    After recent interest and positive results with AIRsteril, Wightman & Parrish decided to interview Brian Dewsbery, Managing Director of ...

    12 Aug 2019

    INFECTION CONTROL IN CARE HOMES

    All staff in a care home have an important role in prevention and control of infection which is an integral quality issue in the care of ...

    31 Jul 2019

    HOW IS PLASTIC WASTE IMPACTING THE ENVIRONMENT?

    Since the daunting episode of David Attenborough’s Blue Planet II aired, showing the ugly truth of what single-use plastics are doing to ...

    26 Jul 2019

    GUEST BLOG: MAKE UV PROTECTION PART OF YOUR PPE

    More than five outdoor workers are diagnosed with skin cancer every day, yet 90% of skin cancer deaths[1] could be prevented if exposure to ...

    15 Jul 2019

    OLEONIX - THE CLEANING PRODUCT FOR A FULL SPECTRUM OF TASKS

    The janitorial market is constantly changing. Now businesses have a range of choice with a number of products available for each task. ...

    6 Jun 2019

    MAKING NURSING HOMES FOR DEMENTIA PATIENTS A POSITIVE ENVIRONEMENT

    Many nursing homes across the UK care for patients living with dementia. In fact, recent studies have shown that the condition now affects ...

    3 May 2019

    GUEST BLOG: KLEENEX & CLEAN CARE FOR ALL - IT'S IN YOUR HANDS

    To celebrate and build awareness for World Hand Hygiene Day this week, one of our suppliers, Kimberly-Clark Professional has written this ...

    23 Apr 2019

    TOP TIPS FOR TACKLING YOUR SPRING CLEANING

    After a long dull winter, it is no secret that most people are itching to fling all of the windows open and give everything a good spring ...

    1 Apr 2019

    EQUIPMENT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR 2019

    With competition fierce in the healthcare & cleaning market place, it’s no wonder our clients need support in finding the right ...

    26 Mar 2019

    ON PREMISE LAUNDRY SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

    What is auto-dosing?

    20 Mar 2019

    SPRING STATEMENT 2019: WHAT WILL THE CHANCELLOR DO FOR PERIOD POVERTY?

    The Chancellor set out further investments in his Spring Statement last week (13 March 2019) and addressed a number of issues including; ...

    11 Mar 2019

    THE IMPORTANCE OF GOOD NUTRITION AND HYDRATION IN THE ELDERLY - AND HOW YOU CAN HELP

    Nutrition and Hydration. We know it’s important for a good quality of life, but we also know it is easy for  the elderly to forget to eat ...

    7 Mar 2019

    FIRE SAFETY - HOW SAFE IS YOUR CARE HOME?

    Fire safety – It can be a matter of life and death, especially where there are vulnerable people involved – like the residents of a care ...

    21 Jan 2019

    WHAT COULD BREXIT MEAN FOR THE CLEANING INDUSTRY

    Brexit explained: Wightman & Parrish address Danny Dyer’s “mad riddle” EastEnders actor and TV personality Danny Dyer had a lot to say ...

    18 Jan 2019

    ARE YOU TEACHING YOUR PUPILS TO HAVE BAD HYGIENE HABITS?

    Essity, a supplier of Wightman & Parrish, have recently released the results of their latest school hygiene survey. More than 400 ...

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    NEWS

    10 Aug 2021

    Net Promoter Score Results

    Earlier in July, Wightman & Parrish began the bi-annual survey to obtain our Net Promoter Score.

    30 Jun 2021

    St Leonards Academy Green Team

    Earlier in June, Wightman & Parrish donated a bundle of recycling and litter picking equipment to St Leonards Academy's Green Team.

    3 Jun 2021

    Chailey School Enterprise Day

    Earlier last week, Wightman & Parrish were invited to take part in Chailey School's 'Enterprise Day' due to our accreditation as ...

    1 Feb 2021

    Wightman & Parrish in the news

    It has been a busy start to 2021! We have been mentioned in several national news sites including Sky Sports, with our product being shown ...

    26 Jan 2021

    Wightman & Parrish help businesses stay protected against COVID-19

    Wightman & Parrish are proud to be helping businesses across the South East keep their workplace environments clean and Covid secure!

    3 Apr 2020

    PPE recommendations

    Public Health England recently published updated guidelines on the recommended PPE for primary, outpatient and community care by setting, ...

    8 May 2019

    WIGHTMAN & PARRISH AT THE HEATHFIELD SHOW

    The Heathfield Show is an annual opportunity for businesses; small start-ups through to large recognised brands to come together and ...

    5 Mar 2019

    CARE SHOWCASE 2019

    As part of the partnership between Surrey Care Association and Wightman & Parrish, we are delighted to be exhibiting at the 2019 Care ...

    19 Feb 2019

    DID YOU KNOW THAT WIGHTMAN & PARRISH ARE A MEMBER OF THE CLEANING AND HYGIENE SUPPLIERS ASSOCIATION (CHSA)?

    Wightman & Parrish has been a member of the Cleaning and Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) since 1970,

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