Critical Healthcare, a Westmeath-based medical products manufacturer has secured a three-year contract to provide emergency medical products and services to the National Ambulance Service. The contract is worth €5m.
The Kilbeggan based healthcare provider manufacturers and distributes more than 5,000 medical and surgical products. The company has 13 full-time employees and two part-time workers to facilitate the new contract. Critical healthcare provides products to emergency services in Ireland, Britain and Scandinavia and is growing by 20% year-on-year.
This contract involves providing a managed solution for the purchase and supply of emergency medical supplies and patient consumable products for approximately 100 ambulance stations throughout Ireland on behalf of the HSE.
The company will also supply the National Ambulance Service with medical consumable products required by paramedics or first responders to diagnose, resuscitate and rehabilitate patients, such as dressings, bandages, oxygen masks, blood glucometers, gloves and defibrillator accessories.
The company will use a web-based management system developed in-house and called Medlogistix, for procurement, stock management and delivery.