K2 Blog

5th May 2021

We are very excited to announce the release of the new human factors and patient safety chapter in the Perinatal Training Package.

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07th April 2021

We caught up with the team to find out what they have to say about the past six years and what hopes they hold for the future.

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07th April 2021

Migrating to the cloud can be daunting, particularly if you don’t fully grasp what ‘the cloud’ actually is.

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24th March 2021

It’s still early days, but we couldn’t wait to hear how the team at Liverpool Women’s is getting on.

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03rd March 2021

We’ve gathered together just six ways that remote observation monitoring can save staff time compared to traditional monitoring.

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10th February 2021

It’s been nearly a year since we launched K2 Hampton, our latest product helping pregnant women remotely manage their blood pressure.

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15th February 2021

Back in December, Royal Derby Hospital (UHDB) launched K2’s Perinatal Training Programme (PTP) - our interactive e-learning tool covering a comprehensive array of topics.

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20th January 2021

Senior Quality and Validation Engineer Mark Smith and Principal Electronics Engineer Angela Delbridge explain why K2's status as a medical device manufacturer means its products lead the way and provide the most beneficial healthcare solutions on the market.

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16th December 2020

Back in November, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (DBTH) went live with K2's My Pregnancy Notes, enabling women to access their maternity notes online.

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09th December 2020

Technology is rapidly becoming more and more ubiquitous within healthcare, from health wearables to smart inhalers and even the bio-printing of organs.

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18th November 2020

Software test manager Chris Watts explains how K2 conducts thorough testing of all our products to ensure exceptional quality before they end up in the hands of our users.

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11th November 2020

In these challenging times, many of us are having to adapt the ways in which we work. At K2, we will typically spend as much time as we can on-site at a hospital in order to implement our systems.

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11th November 2020

K2 is pleased to announce two universities and an NHS hospital have recently purchased our Perinatal Training Programme (PTP).

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14th October 2020

‘Shutting up shop’ is simply not an option when babies are on their way. But knowing how to organise ‘the shop’ was less clear cut.

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07th October 2020

K2 Hampton was introduced to the Pregnancy Assessment Unit in Northumbria Healthcare Trust following some funding through the LMS during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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24th September 2020

Recent studies confirm that BAME women are disproportionately more likely to die than white women from complications surrounding pregnancy or childbirth.

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24th September 2020

This week, guest blogger Dr Asma Khalil explores how home blood pressure monitoring can provide safer, more personalised care for women who have pregnancy hypertension in the COVID-19 era and beyond.

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09th September 2020

K2 is pleased to announce that two new hospitals and a university have recently begun using our Perinatal Training Programme (PTP)

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27th August 2020

Over the past half decade or so, smartphones and tablets have become increasingly ubiquitous in maternity care. Placing more control in the hands of the pregnant woman

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18th August 2020

Starting in April 2015 and following a three phase implementation, Guardian and Athena have been in use at Peterborough City Hospital since July 2016.

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03rd August 2020

Clear concise communication within the multidisciplinary team and across organisational boundaries is pivotal to the delivery of safe quality care.

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20th July 2020

It's been just over a year since North Manchester General Hospital went live with K2 Guardian, technology that provides full electronic capture of patient information during childbirth to enhance communication within and outside the delivery suite.

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06th July 2020

Even the most organised of maternity units find it a challenge to ensure staff are 100% compliant at all times. Here at K2, we are still the largest provider of online CTG training in the UK, keeping us in constant contact with midwives and clinicians across the country.

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23rd June 2020

Calderdale Royal Hospital recently went live with K2 FetalWellBeing, software that interprets the antenatal fetal heart rate to assess the wellbeing of the fetus.

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15th June 2020

Since the establishment of the NHS in 1948, advances in healthcare have led to a decline in stillbirth and children being born with birth injuries.

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2nd September 2019

The whole team here at K2 are delighted to be working alongside local Plymouth charity, Little Things & Co. We caught up with founder, LeighAnne Wright, to get to know them better

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21st January 2019

K2 have worked tirelessly to improve maternity care for almost 30 years. Learn more about their progress to date with this fascinating statistical overview

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