Design Bugs Out – The Story

In 2008 the Department of Health partnered the Design Council to challenge the UK design community to develop innovative products to help control the risk of Healthcare Associated Infections by making the cleaning of hospital furniture quicker, easier and more effective thereby improving the patient-hospital experience.

Kirton, manufacturers of specialist seating, collaborated with design agency PearsonLloyd to produce two outstanding products.

The Kirton DBO Commode and Patient Bedside Chair offer simple but effective solutions to reduce the spread of infection through intelligent design and manufacture.

Existing commodes are difficult and time-consuming to clean as they have multiple components. The Kirton DBO Commode has a simplified construction to make cleaning quicker and easier.

The stylish Kirton DBO Patient Chair has smooth lines that encourage regular cleaning with advanced pressure relieving characteristics providing superior patient comfort.

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