NEWS


An unusual donation

When emergency nurse practitioner Judith Barry borrowed a three-dimensional anatomical model for a training session at Chard Minor Injuries Unit, she realised just how useful a teaching aid it was. Some very senior staff had recently retired from the unit and a lot of students were coming through so, rather than continuing to rely on […]

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October 26, 2017

Claire Ford – UK

#photocompetition #bloccssavedourholiday 5 year old Isabelle still able to join in with the fun in the sea with daddy and older sister Jessica. Izzy fell and broke her wrist 9 days before the holiday. I am so impressed with the product! Each day of our holidays my husband and me have commented ‘what would we […]

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August 29, 2017

Record sales and new retail outlet

We’re celebrating a record-breaking sales month in June that was topped off with an agreement to supply giant retail outlet Superdrug. PDM, our sister company, has seen a 20% increase in sales during this financial year whilst we’ve achieved a massive 40% rise. Exports account for just under half of the overall sales total, with […]

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July 7, 2017

Paula Thiede Edwards – Texas, USA

Your Bloccs cast cover made our little 3 year old granddaughter smile again when she could swim with everyone after breaking her elbow the first day of summer vacation. Thank you!! Our granddaughter broke her arm the first day of summer vacation and Bloccs saved the summer! #bloccsforthesave #summerissaved #sadday2happyday  

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June 28, 2017

Bloccs saves the holiday

When six-year-old Olivia’s arm was badly scalded at the start of a family summer break in Spain, it looked like the trip would be ruined. The highlight of the holiday was supposed to be making full use of the villa’s private pool as swimming is Olivia’s favourite holiday hobby. “We only went on the trip […]

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June 7, 2017

A year on from the Queen’s Award and sales are booming

It’s twelve months since we received the hugely prestigious accolade of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise and Innovation and business continues to boom. Our products are now stocked by Boots, Lloyds Pharmacy and Amazon, sales have grown by around 20% across the whole company, new product lines have been introduced and staff numbers have increased. “We […]

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May 19, 2017

Congratulations to our New Zealand competition winners!

We’re delighted to announce the five winners of a Bloccs competition we ran with Carers New Zealand. The five prize-winners were Joy and Brian, from Hastings, Isobel, from Napier, Leanne, from Cambridge, Leslie, from Whangarei and Anna, from Hamilton. All will have their choice of arm or leg protector sent to them. Established in the […]

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March 24, 2017

Lachlan achieves number one ranking!

We’re very proud to announce that one of the athletes we sponsor, kayaker Lachlan Bassett, is now ranked number one junior C1 paddler in Australia. The C1 category requires navigating waves, holes and riverbed rocks while racing down white water courses that can be up to five miles long. Lachlan’s new official position follows a […]

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March 10, 2017

When a break can still mean a break!

The school holidays are upon us and the kids are looking forward to having fun in a pool or splashing around in the surf. Then, disaster, one of the little cherubs goes and breaks a leg or arm. That was the nightmare scenario confronting one of the directors of Precision Dippings Manufacturing, a UK-based specialist […]

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December 22, 2016
 
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