STAY ALERT- Test as soon as possible

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Which would you feel more confident in interpreting the results of; an Electrocardiogram (ECG) or a pregnancy test? This short blog post discusses how designing a medical device’s user interface can be compared to the English Government’s recent update to its slogan amidst the COVID-19 response from ‘Stay Home’ to ‘Stay Alert’.  The task of […]

Human Factors Consulting during COVID-19

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We’re now several months into the global public health emergency caused by COVID-19. We are starting to see a downward trend in the number of daily cases across the globe and the restrictions we’ve had to adapt to living with are beginning to slowly lift. The big question which is being asked all over the […]

Our First Anniversary

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Apparently over 600,000 new businesses are registered in the UK every year. That’s more than every man, woman and child in Bristol starting their own venture every year. So, when we formed Rebus Medical at the end of 2018, statistically speaking, it was no big deal. It felt like a big deal. We both left […]

Rebus Medical is growing!

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We are extremely pleased to announce the recent hiring of Joanne Butler – Senior Human Factors Consultant and Molly Northcote – Human Factors Engineer.   Joanne – has eight years’ experience as an Ergonomics and Human Factors Consultant and has come to us from Frazer-Nash Consultancy, where she distinguished herself as a competent project manager and Human […]

Insights from the Sharp End of Patient Care

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Rebus Medical spoke to Consultant Anaesthetist Professor Chris Frerk about his interest in Human Factors, its patient safety benefits and the power it may have to influence procurement decisions. Chris Frerk is a Consultant Anaesthetist and Chair of the Medical Equipment Committee at Northampton General Hospital, which is responsible for procuring around two million pounds […]

Launch of Rebus Medical Ltd

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Rebus Medical officially formed at the end of 2018 with a straightforward vision – to form strategic partnerships with medical device and pharmaceutical companies around the globe, providing to them world leading Human Factors Engineering services.  Rebus Medical was established by Chris White and Ian Culverhouse, who collectively have over 20 years’ Human Factors (HF) […]