Penlon is a medical device company that provides products and services for areas of anesthesia delivery, airway management, suction control, and oxygen therapy. The company was founded in 1943 in Abington, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.
The company provides medical gas systems, medical vacuum equipment, as well as medical gas pipeline components. The company is specifically known for their anesthesia systems, MRI products, patient monitors, laryngoscopes, and anesthesia vaporizers. Their patient monitoring systems are designed for a variety of clinical solutions from operating to recovery.
In response to the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Penlon has designed and released a solution for an alternative ventilator. Their solution requires an anesthetic machine, a Penlon Nuffield 200 ventilator, a PEEP vale, and a Bain Circuit.
They are looking to bypass the usual two to three years of development and launching to respond to the high demand for support of ventilator units. They have worked with the MHRA and NHS to meet appropriate ventilation requirements.
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