ABOUT OUR COMPANY
Since we started working with hospitals in 1991 we have always looked for innovation in order to improve the products and services we offer, and not just for innovations sake.
Starting out producing bespoke Patient Information Cards, it was clear that the hospitals wanted our services to expand to fulfil other publishing needs.
We introduced our Protocol Manuals service, producing tailored guidelines for junior doctors, to help in the training aspects of the first year students in the Emergency Department environment. We expanded this to include Induction Manuals, ENP Guidelines, Nursing Guidelines, Major Incident Plans and Health Competency Records.
26 Years in business
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BOE prides itself on our responsive quality service. We work exceptionally hard and treat every customer as our only customer.
From providing a complete template, to producing print, digital guidelines or designing scrubs for your hospital.
With a combined experience in excess of 50 years, our studio team is experienced in ensuring you get your products promptly. Under our stringent guidelines, the team produces in excess of 400 information proofs a month, and in excess of 20 100+ pages handbooks in any
4 month period.
With everything a bespoke design in the studio, we take great pride in our turnaround times, and the speed and efficiency of our service. No job is too big or small for the studio, and everything we produce is checked by our proof readers.
Quality Digital Printing
With our top of range Konica Minolta digital printers, anything we have produced can be printed and dispatched promptly
It’s a testament to the print team that over 90% of all orders are dispatched in 24 hours, with 70% of all orders going same day.
The versatility of our printing equipment enables us to produce a wide variety of work. From single to multi colour we cater for all print requirements and our experienced team are helped with the latest systems and quality-monitoring procedures.
Paper is, by its very nature, inherently difficult to clean. It is a perfect breeding ground for bacteria and a known source of cross-contamination
Our paper uses silver ion technology to reduce the population of bacteria and fungus, within 2 hours of contact. We submitted our products printed on anti-microbial paper for testing by an independent laboratory, under strict conditions harmful species of bacteria were reduced by up to 99.97%.
The paper was awarded certification to validate this in December 2009 by IMSL (lndustrial Mlcrobiologlcal Services Limited).
Our finishing department offers an extensive range of services from folding to foiling, all of which give added impact to the finished product
They say the 'devil is in the detail' and when it comes to finishing, the details are what make a job enticing to any client.
We use high quality Duplo and Morgana equipment to finishing all our in-house printed products to the best possible standard.
Why Choose BOE?
BOE is all about service. Headed up by the Managing Director, the team ensures that you are stocked with the product, and works with you to ensure the product you have is the best it can be. For Patient Information Cards the team will liaise with clinical and communications and BOE’s internal studio to ensure the content is both clinically correct and conforms to the corporate image.
The EST (External Services Team) will also keep you informed on the usage, monitoring ordering and stock levels, to make sure the resource is properly utilised. The EST will also help co-ordinate the introduction of our other products, to ensure your time is spent where it needs to be – on the front line.
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Our signature range of products
Developed by clinical staff, for clinical staff, these aide memoires are ideal to carry essential reference material for the busy doctor or nurse.
With over 500+ categories to choose from, we cover a wide variety of clinical injuries, treatments and information.
The junior doctors' handbook is an ideal teaching/training aid for new starters in the department.
For a more professional image, we can supply you with a bespoke uniform taylored to your team.
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The protocol handbook is an ideal teaching/training aid for new starters in the department.
custom manufactured for BOE, the paper utilises silver-ion technology to kill 99.8% of all germs within 2 hours.
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MAJOR INCIDENT PLANS
Disasters happen, and when major disasters strike they put considerable strain on the system.
ANTI-MICROBIAL RACKING SYSTEM
Partnered with our paper, BOE offers complete protection against Bacteria and Viruses in the work environment
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MEET THE TEAM
Dedicated to meeting the needs of your business
The MD may get the glory, but leading the board is an increasingly important role, requiring subtlety, maturity and an iron grip on the agenda.
Wayne took over the mantle of Managing Director in 2011, previously being the Marketing Director for 15 years. Running a tight ship, he's taken BOE through thick and thin.
Wayne can do 19 push ups in a taxi!
Working for BOE since 1996, Paul started his career in the Art Studio, working his way up the ladder, to Studio Manager then to Office Manager and in 2011 was made a Director of the company.
Still wishes he had long hair... but has traded it in for the shirt and tie!
Service & Contracts Manager
Peter joined the company payroll in 2009 and usually manages to stay clear of BOE by working from home in Kent. He looks after the hospitals south of the Midlands.
He also knows most GreggsTM locations between Torbay and Birmingham.
Senior Accounts Handler
Fully qualified MAAT affiliate member and Part Qualified CIMA; Gina joined us in 2010.
She's responsible for the companies finances, sales and relationships with our clients.
Pauline started with BOE back in the late 90's and has proven invaluable ever since.
She's responsible for the day to day administration and running of BOEs Print Studio.
Responsible for keeping us all in line, and not afraid to tell you when you're wrong!
Jack Joined BOE in 2008 as an underpaid apprentice primarily in admin and typesetting. He's since been promoted to Production Exec, and deals with design, marketing and print production outside of BOEs usual (day to day) NHS work.
John joined us back in earlier days when BOE was in it's infancy. A specialist in desktop publishing his knowledge of programs like Corel Draw and InDesign is legendary.
He still remembers using a floppy disks to load his artwork and the 32 mb hard drives we used to have! He's been here so long now, he's become part of the furniture.
Here at BOE we want to be as engaged with our customers and potential customers as we can be.
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Unit 9, Juniper Court, Thompson Road
Westby - with - Plumptons, Lancashire, FY4 5QF
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