Medicus Scrub Cap Gift Card

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Why You Deserve A Hand Made Scrub Cap

  • Fit Fit Fit = You are sick of the poor fit of the disposable one
  • Your Climate Impact = 20 theatres with reusable scrub caps replace about 100,000 disposable caps a year. 
  • You Value Team Interaction = UK studies have shown increased name recall amongst staff from 42 to 85%, increased name and role introductions during the surgical safety checklist from 38 to 90%.
  • Hypoallergenic = We opt for 100% cotton for its' hypoallergenic qualities.
  • Infection control Coming Around = More and more studies and practices are coming so momentum is shifting from the original norm. See More Below:

Infection Control Studies:

4/5 Physicians Misidentified For Role

More than 200 internal medicine residents, male and female, at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston were given staff badges displaying their occupational title ("Doctor"). Two months later, 111 of them completed a survey (55.0% of them women) and four out of five participants reported having been misidentified in the past. 

Women were more than three times as likely than men to say they had experienced role misidentification in the past.

 

Medicus Scrub Caps presents Medicus Scrub Cap Gift Card

Product information

Our Plain Fabrics

These are for all our plain colours scrub caps. We have over 80+ colours available but stock the most popular 20. The material break down is as follows:

  • Composition: 100% Cotton
  • Design: Plain
  • Weight (gsm) 158
  • Manufacturing: Woven
  • Certificates: EN71, Chromium VI & Oeko-tex Standard 100

Licensed Fabrics

The licensed fabrics come from a range of sources but are 100% fabric expect for some of our stocked football fabrics which are only available in poly-cotton.

Bulk Order Scrub Caps From 10 to 10,000+

Try your own numbers and see the financial and CO2e savings using our: Scrub Cap Hospital Savings Calculator

For The People Wearing The Scrub Caps:

  • Satin lining options for comfort.
  • Latex Free elastic as standard.
  • Inclusive designs for hijabs and turbans.
  • Sizes from XS to 2XL (in most style).
  • Scrub caps made to order in the UK.
  • Embroidered caps with names and roles ensures that staff do not get roles misidentified.
  • Over 80 plain colours to choose from to match uniforms.

For the Hospital / Lab / Business with Wholesale Scrub Caps:

  • Showcasing your hospital's commitment to sustainability by displacing kilogrammes of CO2e each year compared to disposables. Often reducing emissions by over 80%.
  • End of life scrub cap recycling service available for those without facilities to do so.
  • Already in other hospitals and labs so fully tested.
  • Tested in various washing facilities including industrial drying which is up to 180 degree Celsius.
  • VAT exemption for NHS Trusts and charities, ensuring you get the most out of your budget, 16.6% more compared to a budget with VAT included.
  • Bulk and wholesale discounts for larger orders from 10 caps aimed at small teams to 500+ for hospitals and departments.
  • Reorder rate is at the same discounted rates of the first bigger orders so you don't keep renegotiating contacts.
  • Designed and made in the UK, ensuring top-quality products and supporting the UK manufacturing sector.
  • RFID tags available for commercial/industrial laundry integration.
  • Better team integration, by having the names and roles on the hats. Name retention improvements and better patient experiences.
  • All scrub caps are made to your specifications and even designs can be modified on the styles to suit your needs.

For Your Patients and Visitors:

  • By featuring names and roles embroidered on the caps, allows them to able to interact with the staff more effectively.
  • Colours for different departments help better identify staff.
  • More continuity and Visability of staff.

By partnering with us, you will showcase your commitment to sustainability, employee well-being, and inclusivity. This will make your hospital stand out among healthcare professionals and patients alike.

 

The following NHS guidance on workwear washing was updated and published on 2 April 2020. This covers a number of other areas in workplace uniform good practices that we will break down in other scrub cap articles.

It should be noted while this recommends 60C for washing our caps have been tested on industrial washing sites with cycles over 100C and drying temperatures of 180C. We have also had them tested in autoclaves for washing as well.

 5.2 Washing uniforms and workwear

All elements of the washing process contribute to the removal of micro-organisms on fabric. Detergents (washing powder or liquid) and agitation release any soiling from the clothes, which is then removed by sheer volume of water during rinsing. Temperature also plays a part.

Scientific observations and tests, literature reviews and expert opinion as stated in the 2007 suggests that:

  • There is little effective difference between domestic and commercial laundering in terms of removing micro-organisms from uniforms and workwear
  • Washing with detergents at 30ºC will remove most Gram-positive micro-organisms, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
  • A ten minute wash at 60ºC is sufficient to remove almost all micro-organisms. In tests, only 0.1% of any Clostridioides difficile spores remained. Microbiologists carrying out the research advise that this level of contamination on uniforms and workwear is not a cause for concern

How this relates to our Surgical Theatre Hats

Especially when it comes to smaller workwear like Scrub Caps the ease in having a few and taking them home to wash at 60C on a fast 15 min cycle should be enough to eliminate almost all micro-organisms. Even if washing is done centrally within the trust or practice these can have a very fast turn around compared to uniforms.

We have tested our plain caps up to industrial washing temperatures of 180 degrees C when drying. 

Learn more about Scrub Caps

We really are focused on providing not only the best service but collecting the most information on scrub caps and the benefits for your organisation and its patients. You can find our main article on everything you need to know about scrub caps here.