The Return of the ACE Stopper!

Medicina are pleased to announce that the ACE Stopper is now available for supply. Medicina ACE Stoppers are small, implant grade silicone stoppers, that are used to seal stomas sites at various parts of the body. For further information please contact your relevant Medicina representative.

Enteral Plastic Safety Group (Statement)

Issued September 2016 ISO 80369-3: IMPORTANT UPDATE – ENFit Implementation As part of a carefully planned 2–stage process, ENFit implementation commenced towards the end of 2015 throughout the UK. ENFit is the global enteral feeding device connector design that complies with the new International Standard (ISO 80369-3). The first stage of the process, introduction of…

Oral medication and the ENFit system

Due to the increase in size of the ENFit connector and safety collar, concerns have been raised about the delivery of oral medication. The size of the ENFit connector can be too large when giving oral medication to neonates. Low dose syringes all come with a safety collar to prevent any risk of connection to…

ENFit arrives in the UK

The long anticipated arrival of the ENFit system into the UK market is here. Healthcare professionals can now begin ordering ENFit products to suit their needs. Please contact Medicina for information regarding our range of ENFit equipment. For further information please contact your relevant Medicina representative.

UK launch of ENFit delayed

The expected launch of ENFit products into the UK market has been pushed back until early July. It is widely considered that it would be safer to launch the ENFit range when the low dose syringes are available. For further information please contact your relevant Medicina representative.

The low dose conundrum

There has been a lot of discussion regarding the delivery of low dose medication when using the new ENFit system. Currently there is no international standard regulating dosing accuracy requirements. The ENFit connector has been designed to be larger than most current feeding syringes to improve the flow rate when delivering feed. This has led…

ENFit is upon us

The International standard for enteral connectors (ENFit) is starting to make its appearance in International markets. A lot of feed suppliers will be including ENFit transitional adaptors into their feeding set packs in the coming months. The intention is that this will happen for 6 months until the suppliers are ready to supply sets with…