Cumbria County Council appoints new contractor for service and repair of specialised equipment
Sumed International (UK), a supplier of medical equipment, has been appointed as contractor for Cumbria County Council for the service and repair of specialised equipment.
Beginning on 1st of April 2021 and lasting for three years, the contract will see Sumed service and repair specialist lifts, hoists and specialised equipment owned by the council.
Sumed supplies products and services to healthcare professionals designed for the healing and maintenance of healthy skin.
Commenting on winning the service and repair contract at Cumbria County Council, Graham Collyer, Executive Chairman at Sumed, said: “We are delighted to have been awarded this contract. We have seen a period of good sales growth in 2020, but in the challenging times presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, service related activity has been a focus for us.”
The company adds that its Leycare division, which provides services to Lancashire County Council, has demonstrated good growth during 2020.
Martin Walker, Executive Director for Sumed with responsibility for servicing activity, added: “The contract award is great news, but the hard work starts now. We look forward to welcoming new members to the Sumed family and to working with the Cumbria County Council team.”
Sumed manufactures its own Integrity ranges of pressure ulcer prevention cushions and mattresses, Flowform fluid filled cushions and mattresses, Viscotech high foam cushions and mattresses and Uniroll wheelchairs. It is also a distributor for Polyair aircell cushions and Action polymer gel cushions and mattresses.