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12 Mar 2024

The Definitive Guide to Colour Coding in Hygiene Management

In the world of cleanliness and infection control, the strategy of colour coding is more than just a trend; it's a game-changer. With its ...

17 Oct 2023

SEBO – The Floorcare Experts

Wightman & Parrish are proud to work with SEBO, renowned for the quality and performance of their products. Made in Germany, SEBO ...

23 May 2023

Care Equipment Essential Range - Everything you need to know!

Within the Care environment, ensuring the safety and comfort of your residents is of utmost importance. To achieve this, you need the right ...

2 May 2023

MOTORSCRUBBER reveals new SHOCK machines

SHOCK, the world’s lowest profile cleaning machine, launched at The Cleaning Show in London, and will be available in the UK from June. ...

9 Mar 2023

Free PPE Gloves ending

The DHSC have released a timeline of when they expect to run out of stock of their free PPE (available here.) From March 2023, the DHSC ...

7 Feb 2023

Wightman & Parrish provide e-learning courses

Did you know Wightman & Parrish offer e-learning and training courses? But why is e-learning important and useful to businesses? Keep ...

11 Jan 2023

Back to school advice issued amid high levels of flu, COVID-19 and scarlet fever

As pupils and students return to school following the Christmas break, UKHSA is reminding people that winter illnesses continue to ...

7 Nov 2022

The energy crisis cost on care homes

Worried about the impact of huge energy hikes on your Care Home? Discover how to make massive cost savings with Nilaqua.

18 Oct 2022

Opera Beds

Wightman & Parrish have recently begun offering premium beds from Opera. Recognised as leading manufactures of profiling beds and ...

6 Sep 2022

Configuring Effective Infection Prevention Regimes

Protecting residents, staff, and visitors from infections is a core requirement in care homes. The range of products available, and the ...

25 Aug 2022

Back to School - Maintain your summer deep clean and improve infection control

It is almost the start of a brand new School year, and we want your School to be ready for all the Health & Hygiene issues that may ...

9 Aug 2022

How Eco-Laundry Products Reduce Environmental Impact

It’s no secret that laundry is a task that creates particular disdain, whether it be at home or commercially. As a result, this essential ...

10 Jun 2022

Wightman & Parrish Floor Cleaning Show

In May, Wightman & Parrish hosted, in partnership with West Sussex County Council, a Floor Cleaning Show.

11 May 2022

A NEW ERA IN FLOOR CLEANING

A NEW ERA IN FLOOR CLEANING IS HERE. TRUE CLEANING POWER INTO THE HANDS OF EVERYONE WITH THE NEW TASKI swingo 250µicro. In a world ...

28 Apr 2022

Sustainability: Are you buying responsibly?

Environmental impact is now a major concern for today’s UK businesses. 73% say reducing the environmental impact of their hygiene products ...

29 Mar 2022

Make the Safer Choice for Improved Hygiene

Today, people may assume that using air dryers after handwashing is just another way to dry hands. But that’s not the case, as jet air ...

1 Jan 2022

In a cardiac arrest emergency, every second counts.

In a cardiac arrest emergency, every second counts.

14 Dec 2021

AirSteril - COP26

COP26 UN Climate Change Conference concluded nearly a month ago meaning AIRsteril are past the agreed security covenant and allowed to ...

24 Nov 2021

LifeVac 200 Lives Saved

We are proud to share wonderful news that the LifeVac Airway Clearance Device (ACD) has now saved over 200 lives in a choking emergency ...

8 Oct 2021

Turn Down the Temperature to Turn Up Results

Washing at 30ºC Protects the Planet and your Pocket.

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 and ...

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

28 May 2024

Net Promoter Score Results May 2024

In November, Wightman & Parrish began the bi-annual survey to obtain our Net Promoter Score.

28 May 2024

St Wilfrid's Hospice Colour Run

The St Wilfrid's Hospice team welcomed the biggest crowd ever to this year's Rainbow Run last week.

4 Dec 2023

Net Promoter Score Results December 2023

In November, Wightman & Parrish began the bi-annual survey to obtain our Net Promoter Score.

31 Oct 2023

Ashdown Forest Conservation Day

Join us on a fantastic conservation adventure at Ashdown Forest!

19 Sep 2023

Wightman & Parrish Gold EcoVadis accreditation

At Wightman & Parrish, we are thrilled to share the news that we have been awarded a Gold Rating, placing us in the top 2% of all ...

20 Jun 2023

Warden Park Primary School's New Outside Learning Classroom

Education is a crucial part of every child's life and the environment they learn in affects that education. Educational experts worldwide ...

20 Jun 2023

Net Promoter Score Results May 2023

In May, Wightman & Parrish began the bi-annual survey to obtain our Net Promoter Score.

15 May 2023

Wightman & Parrish Beach Cleaning Day

Wightman & Parrish took part in a beach clean on Sunday in conjunction with Plastic Free Eastbourne, and their 2023 Spring Water ...

5 Apr 2023

Electric Vans

At Wightman & Parrish, we believe in doing what’s best for our customers and the planet. That’s why we recently upgraded our fleet of ...

3 Apr 2023

Wightman & Parrish sponsor Hellingly Primary School First Aid Training

Wightman & Parrish are proud to announce their sponsorship of Hellingly School's children to have first aid training. The goal of the ...

5 Oct 2022

Mr & Mrs Parrish celebrate 116 years of service!

At the end of September, Wightman & Parrish celebrated Mr & Mrs Parrish, who together have a combined service to Wightman & ...

23 Aug 2022

Wightman & Parrish - Plastic Free Champion

Wightman & Parrish are thrilled to announce we are now a Plastic Free Champion! We were assessed and then awarded by the Charity ...

13 Jun 2022

Wightman & Parrish EcoVadis accreditation

With sustainability being a key focus of our business, we would like to share the results and conclusions of our latest EcoVadis ...

7 Jun 2022

Net Promoter Score Results 2022

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

23 May 2022

Park Cleans - Plastic Free Eastbourne

Last week, two teams from Wightman & Parrish volunteered in-conjunction with Plastic Free Eastbourne and did two Park Cleans, in ...

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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