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27. May 2020

Jessica Broda is the head of nursing at the Düsseldorf Clinic Bel Etage. The private clinic comprises twelve patient rooms and one suite, and up to 2,000 operations are performed annually – with the main focus on spinal surgery, orthopaedics and plastic surgery. When walking through the ward, the particularly homelike, elegant and sophisticated atmosphere is immediately noticeable. The Stiegelmeyer beds of the Seta type, which have been in full use here for several years, also look as good as new.

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18. May 2020
When the first corona cases were reported from Wuhan at the beginning of the year, hardly anyone could have imagined the scale of this pandemic. Today, the virus has spread to 187 countries and has practically brought our familiar life to a standstill. The first countries are only slowly returning to a new normal, but many regions still fear that their healthcare systems will be overloaded. As a result, governments, hospitals and healthcare providers around the world have decided to increase the number of beds – often in dedicated field and auxiliary hospitals. Stiegelmeyer and Burmeier are working at full capacity to support our international partners in this effort.
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07. May 2020
The first weekend in April 2020: A long convoy starts moving at Stiegelmeyer in Herford. Six trucks drive onto Autobahn 2 and set course for Berlin. On board: hundreds of beds for the new Covid treatment centre on the capital's fairgrounds.
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27. April 2020
Many manufacturers and users in the healthcare sector have been preparing for 26 May 2020 for years. On this day, the new EU Medical Device Regulation (abbreviation MDR) was supposed to come into effect. However, the corona crisis has put a damper on the plans. In order to avoid putting even more pressure on the medical industry players during the pandemic, the EU Parliament has agreed to postpone the deadline by one year to May 26, 2021. This is probably a relief not least to the responsible EU authorities themselves, who have been repeatedly accused by the industry of lack of preparation. For Stiegelmeyer and Burmeier, on the other hand, nothing will change as a result of the postponement: We have already completed the implementation of the MDR.
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15. August 2019

Stiegelmeyer has been supporting the clinic clowns for years. The work of these artists, who inspire both children in hospitals and senior citizens in nursing homes, is close to our hearts. The clowns have been active in Germany for over 20 years. For 15 years there has been the umbrella association Clowns in Medicine and Nursing Germany e.V. based in Freising. Elisabeth Makepeace, chairwoman of the umbrella association, spoke with us about the different needs in nursing homes and hospitals, the challenges of the digital age and the long road to secure financing.

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21. April 2020
Reliable hygiene is currently a topic that shapes every aspect of our daily lives. The successful fight against multi-resistant germs and dangerous viruses in hospitals and in care is particularly important. Beds play an important role here, because both patients and nursing staff come into close contact with them in rapid succession. During the pandemic, many regular patients are also being transferred from hospital beds to home care beds in order to create additional capacity in the hospitals. A hygiene concept from a single source would be ideal for this purpose. This is precisely where the strength of the Stiegelmeyer-Group with its decades of experience in the design of machine-washable beds is evident.
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04. May 2020
The view from the office window shows the Düsseldorf skyline from its most spectacular side. The Clinic Bel Etage is located in an elegant modern building opposite the former state parliament building of North Rhine-Westphalia at the Kaiserteich. The private clinic is an internationally renowned centre for motion-preserving spinal surgery with the fields of neurosurgery, orthopaedics as well as plastic and aesthetic surgery. We are talking to Chief Physician Andreas Schmitz, who founded the Clinic Bel Etage 2015 together with his wife Anja Schmitz.
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28. February 2020
The suite eMotion from Stiegelmeyer is a dream bed – elegant, comfortable, versatile. To make full use of its possibilities, a wireless remote control is available. Hubert Wenisch, our sales manager for lifestyle beds, explains the effortless operation of this modern handset.
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