Industry Insights

Regularly interacting with you and gaining an in-depth understanding of your world, this has enabled us to develop an extensive knowledge and high level of expertise in both the Mental Health and Education sectors in which we operate. 

Our range of articles below share our range of unique perspectives and reliable insights about these challenging industries, allowing us to connect up-to-date insights and issues with solutions for you. 

Policy Vets Podcast: Making the Environment Safer to Prevent Veteran Suicide
27 April 2022

Policy Vets Podcast: Making the Environment Safer to Prevent Veteran Suicide

CEO Philip Ross is a guest on the Policy Vets Podcast to talk about the importance of making inpatient environments safer for patients and staff.
Open door sensing: future-proofing our full-door ligature alarm
11 April 2022

Open door sensing: future-proofing our full-door ligature alarm

We're future-proofing our full-door ligature alarm! Lead Design Engineer Gus Thomas discusses the latest development to the alarm: open door sensing.
Your questions answered: full-door ligature alarm
15 February 2021

Your questions answered: full-door ligature alarm

After receiving a high volume of questions on our full-door ligature alarm for mental health, we thought we'd put together a quick FAQ sheet!
Alumax: from Art School to the Department for Education
24 November 2020

Alumax: from Art School to the Department for Education

Integral finger guards have been included in new Department for Education guidance on school building construction. Here's a look at how they were invented.
Why Mental Health Needs Full-door Ligature Detection
19 August 2020

Why Mental Health Needs Full-door Ligature Detection

Philip Ross discusses the importance of full-door ligature detection to improve patient safety in mental health settings.
The importance of pull advantage in determined barricades
23 July 2020

The importance of pull advantage in determined barricades

Clare Bowen discusses the importance of pull advantage for clinical staff to overcome determined barricades and gain access in an emergency.
Anti-barricade concerns: What we learned from you
07 May 2020

Anti-barricade concerns: What we learned from you

Sebastian Mann shares what he learned from delegates during our anti-barricade webinar polls, highlighting a number safety concerns to look out for when selecting anti-barricade devices.
Electronic access control: 'breaking down the barrier to getting better'
04 September 2019

Electronic access control: 'breaking down the barrier to getting better'

Martin Lees, Access Control Manager at Safehinge Primera, provides expert industry insight into how electronic access control systems can have a positive impact on the lives of both patients and staff in Mental Health inpatient environments.
Five reasons why our integral finger guard is perfect for paediatric care environments
19 June 2019

Five reasons why our integral finger guard is perfect for paediatric care environments

Finger Guard specialist, Adam Neilson shares why he thinks integral finger guard, Alumax should be specified in new build paediatric healthcare facilities.
A stand-out year at Design in Mental Health 2019
07 June 2019

A stand-out year at Design in Mental Health 2019

SHP Marketing Executive, Erin discusses her first Design in Mental Health exhibition - a stand-out year for us as we set out to create a stand representative of the safe spaces for recovery that we work with you to create across the UK.