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Our blog aims to provide useful information around the area of tracheostomy, laryngectomy, dysphagia and communication aids for healthcare professionals as well as for end users.

This blog also features company updates and industry insights to keep you up to date on what’s happening in Sentient Healthcare. For further resources, visit our resources page.

Introducing the Revolutionary HandSteady Mug

Suitable for pain, tremor, weakness, arthritis, limited dexterity and dysphagia. Gravity keeps it upright This means you can hold the handle at any comfortable angle. This is unlike standard cups which can only be held at one vertical angle – which can be difficult or...

What is respiratory muscle strength training (ESP)?

Due to the growing popularity of the EMST150 (Expiratory Muscle Strength Trainer) amongst physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals, we have decided to put together this article answering some of the main questions about respiratory muscle strength training....

Dysphagia – The Importance of Hydration (part 3 of series)

This article is part 3 of 4-part series on dysphagia. Water intake is often a secondary consideration in dysphagia management. Water makes up 75% of the volume of the body. The NHS advises that where appropriate, patients should be drinking 2.5 litres of water per...
New Company Announcement

New Company Announcement

Dear Customers, The Directors of O Neill Healthcare Ltd. are delighted to announce that we have restructured our business, effective from 1st January 2019. We have created a new company, Sentient Healthcare Ltd., to focus on our ENT ranges: Laryngectomy Tracheostomy...

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Providing specialist ENT products since 1999.

Providing specialist ENT products since 1999.