Product Launch – Press Release

Posted on Dec 23, 2009

Mains Switch Magic

The new radio mains switch system from Courtney-Thorne offers a safer environment for patients and staff
In an industry that directly affects people’s lives, it’s imperative that the focus remains on the reason we are all in the care business and that is the welfare of patients. To ensure frontline care is as efficient as possible, staff must have all they need to ensure safety is never compromised. As the leading provider of wireless nurse call systems to the care industry, Courtney-Thorne continue to provide the cutting edge technology necessary to improve patient care and the working environment for staff.

New to the market, the wireless radio mains switch system

Unique in the care sector, the radio mains switch unit system is the most versatile switch system available. It is an add-on to the latest Courtney-Thorne call point, which enables radio control of main room, bedside or en-suite lighting. The system can also be adapted to operate any electrically powered device offering unrivaled versatility. Electrically operated devices such as curtains, television and radio can be controlled using the radio mains switch.

The unique waterproof call point lead

Courtney-Thorne’s in-house design team has also produced the ultimate in nurse call leads. Like all their wipe-clean call points and touch-screen systems, the waterproof lead is made with anti-microbial additives for maximum hygiene. It can also withstand complete immersion in liquid to IP67 standard, a capability to fight infection unique to Courtney-Thorne.

The 08 touch-screen nurse call system

The revolutionary touch-screen system is proving to be a must have to the care industry. Whether for NHS hospital trusts, large care home groups or private care homes the 08 system with touch-screen technology can be tailored to suit your particular requirements.

Emergency calls are given absolute priority saving vital seconds in what is potentially a critical situation. The unique on-screen mapping system allows an instant visual location of the caller.

The touch-screen system is fully programmable for up to 999 locations with individual patient and ward naming being a significant benefit to hospitals and care homes. The system comes with a unique ten year call history viewing option as well as the facility to create on-screen graphs; details can be viewed instantly or exported to print. This capability is invaluable and offers complete accountability for the nursing profession.

For effective infection control, changeable ceiling pull cords and waterproof pear push leads are available for all call units. These units feature flush buttons with wipe clean fronts to help prevent the spread of infection.

Other products and systems

Courtney-Thorne provide a wide range of products designed to allow the best in call response and patient care. From products offering solutions for chronic disabilities through to dementia care, whatever level of system your establishment requires, Courtney-Thorne are able to provide.

Technical support 24/7

Courtney-Thorne prides itself on providing first class customer service with high quality products and nationwide sales and technical support. They are unique in that technical support is available 24hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year. This is not just an answering service with a call back at a later date – these are front line answers with on-site help when needed.


The leading names in the care home sector, as well as local independent providers throughout the UK are benefitting from our market leading nurse call technology.

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Many of the largest NHS Acute Trusts in England are now using a Courtney Thorne Nurse Call system, as well as Community Hospitals, Mental Health Trusts and Private Hospital Groups.

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