News & Articles
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.
We are delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting at the IASLT Conference 2019 on the 16th and 17th of May for the first time as Sentient Healthcare Ltd. The biennial IASLT Conference is a fantastic event showcasing the research carried out by Irish SLTs and...read more
We are delighted to announce the launch of our new website for Sentient Healthcare Ltd. In January, the directors of O Neill Healthcare created a new company, Sentient Healthcare. Sentient Healthcare will continue providing our ENT product ranges. So here is our brand...read more
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...read more
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....read more
Ampcare ESP Kit, a revolutionary new treatment for Dysphagia. We are delighted to introduce a new treatment for Dysphagia, the Ampcare ESP Kit (Effective Swallowing Protocol). Dysphagia is the medical term for the symptom of difficulty in swallowing which can be...read more
This article is part 4 of 4-part series on dysphagia. The previous articles in this series have outline what dysphagia is, how it is diagnosed and treated and outlined how important it is to keep hydrated if you are living with dysphagia. In this article, we will...read more
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...read more
This article is part 2 of 4-part series on dysphagia. Each medical condition that causes dysphagia can affect different phases of the swallow. Treatment advice may vary, according to the part of the swallow which is affected. It is important to visit your medical...read more