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Asteral Select delivers UK-first for UHL’s Imaging Department

“Historically, this kind of project would have caused months of disruption to our Imaging department so we are all delighted it was up and running within weeks.”...
February 13, 2017/by Asteral

David Rolfe appointed CEO of Asteral and Pantheon Healthcare in the UK

“I am excited to be joining an excellent team who care passionately about delivering the most effective..."
February 1, 2017/by Asteral

HFMA Annual Conference 2016

Asteral enjoyed yet another successful exhibition at HFMA’s Annual Conference, which took place between Wednesday 7th and Friday 9th December 2016 at the Hilton...
December 23, 2016/by Asteral

RSNA 2016

The conference offers delegates the chance to attend an array of lectures being held by Radiologists and specialists in their field about research currently taking place...
December 5, 2016/by Asteral

Another local Asteral Protect contract now live at Hampshire Hospitals

Jason Long, Asteral’s Business Development Director, commented “Asteral is really excited about welcoming our second local customer. We look forward to a growing partnership..."
November 1, 2016/by Asteral

Asteral nominates Stockport for The Excellence in Supply Awards 2016

Asteral is pleased to announce that following its nomination, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust was shortlisted for the ‘NHS in the North West’s Excellence in Supply Awards 2016’...
October 21, 2016/by Asteral

New Asteral Protect contract at Birmingham Children’s Hospital

“Asteral’s competitive pricing structure and different cover levels allowed us to choose the correct level of maintenance for our equipment. We are looking forward to..."
October 17, 2016/by Asteral

Asteral’s first Heart Rhythm Congress

Asteral’s Consumables Managed Services Business Manager, Ruben Olivier, was thrilled at the success of our first time exhibiting at this event, where Asteral representatives were able to...
October 14, 2016/by Asteral

Asteral Installs First of Four New DR Rooms in Leicester

“This is an exhilarating time to be installing new pioneering digital x-ray equipment. Any new advances in technology that can help with RSI and improve..."
October 3, 2016/by Asteral

Consumable Management Service

"Asteral has made our clinical services more efficient and more sustainable. They have improved the quality of our management data and significantly reduced our costs...”
October 2, 2016/by Asteral

Asteral proud to sponsor UHL Caring at its Best Awards

The event took place on the evening of 29th September 2016 at The Athena, attended by almost 500 staff, volunteers and supporters including Asteral’s Senior Commercial Manager...
October 1, 2016/by Asteral

Asteral delivers the first of three linear accelerators to Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Asteral has delivered the first of three Linear Accelerators…
August 30, 2016/by Asteral

New pharmacy robot at UHL

“The ability to update and refresh our automated dispensing system through the Asteral Select contract has enabled us to install and utilise the latest technology..."
August 29, 2016/by Asteral

Royal Berkshire Signs 5-Year Asteral Protect Contract

“It’s great to have a partnership with our local NHS Trust who deliver healthcare to the majority of our own employees and families. We are..."
August 28, 2016/by Asteral

Higèa announces the acquisition of 80% of Biomedicale S.r.l.

“An operation in line with the strategies for the growth of Higèa and Pantheon that will allow us to strengthen our biomedical integrated services, and, thanks to our..."
July 29, 2016/by Asteral

Asteral helps create synergy at HFMA’s Annual Provider Conference

Asteral recognises the importance of creating synergy within the NHS in order to support the radical changes it is facing as part of delivering the 5 year forward view...
July 11, 2016/by Asteral

UKRC 2016

Delegates attending UKRC at Liverpool’s ACC visited Asteral on Stand 61 to enjoy a coffee and talk to our sales team about Asteral’s Select and Protect services as well as MESA Direct. The show attracted 2,044...
June 13, 2016/by Asteral

New ultrasounds installed at UHL

Since December 2014, Asteral has successfully installed 23 new ultrasound systems at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL). These installations have been for a range of departments...
April 1, 2016/by Asteral

New Asteral Select contract with Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

“We are delighted that the managed equipment service has now gone live and that staff and patients are benefitting from the investment in new technology..."
January 14, 2016/by Asteral

New mobile breast units improve services for Derbyshire women

"The digital image will be produced straight away, which will make things easier for the radiographers, and better for the patients..."
January 14, 2016/by Asteral
Leicester General Hospital sign - Asteral

Asteral celebrates eighth anniversary with UHL with new consumables management service

"The service continues to be developed to meet changing customer needs and we are delighted to have added clinical consumables management to the overall service..."
January 14, 2016/by admin

Asteral Select & Whittington’s 10-Year Anniversary

Asteral is pleased to announce that December 2015 marked the 10th anniversary of our long-term partnership with Whittington Health NHS Trust...
January 11, 2016/by Asteral

HFMA Annual Conference 2015

Asteral, one of HFMA’s Corporate Partners, exhibited at the Healthcare Finance Management Association (HFMA) annual conference – one of the most important events in the NHS finance calendar...
December 12, 2015/by Asteral

RSNA 2015

RSNA celebrated 100 years at the forefront of the radiology industry this year, which brought together hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of attendees from across the globe...
December 5, 2015/by Asteral

Asteral’s Design & Technology team present at Innovation Day

Francesca Evans, Asteral’s Radiology Product Specialist and member of Asteral’s in-house Design & Technology division, gave a presentation at an Innovation Day held on 19th November 2015...
November 20, 2015/by Asteral

Peterborough City Hospital’s Amazon Children’s Charity Ball

The Children’s Unit at Peterborough City Hospital held its…
November 16, 2015/by Asteral

5 years of Peterborough City Hospital

Peterborough City Hospital, part of Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, celebrated its 5-year anniversary this month, with a fun-filled, family-friendly open day held for the public...
October 30, 2015/by Asteral

Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals Celebrating our Hospital Heroes Awards

Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust held…
October 19, 2015/by Asteral

UHL Caring At Its Best Awards

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust ‘Caring At…
September 25, 2015/by Asteral

RAD Magazine Foundation Golf Day 2015

Continuing Asteral’s proud tradition of supporting the RAD…
September 18, 2015/by Asteral

Pantheon acquires IBSL, a leading provider of clinical engineering services in Italy

Pantheon Healthcare Group announced today the acquisition of…
July 29, 2015/by Asteral
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Asteral exhibits at UKRC 2015

Asteral was delighted to exhibit at the UK Radiological Congress (“UKRC”) 2015, which was held at the ACC in Liverpool.
July 14, 2015/by Asteral
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust building - Asteral

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust renews maintenance contract with Asteral

Asteral is pleased to announce that Stockport NHS Foundation…
June 22, 2015/by Asteral

MESA continues geographic expansion with acquisition of Sigil in France

Medical Equipment Solutions and Applications (MESA), a Pantheon…
June 21, 2015/by Asteral
Three nurses walking down a corridor - Asteral

New Asteral Protect Contract went live at Doncaster on 1st April 2015

Asteral is pleased to announce the start of a new Asteral Protect contract with Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
June 1, 2015/by admin
Virgincare logo - Asteral

Asteral awarded managed maintenance contract with VirginCare

Asteral is delighted to announce that it has agreed a three-year contract with Virgin Care for the managed maintenance of diagnostic imaging equipment.
March 16, 2015/by admin
Chesterfield Royal Hospital - Asteral

New Asteral Protect contract with Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Asteral is delighted to announce that Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has signed a managed maintenance service contract...
February 17, 2015/by admin
Lloyd Stewart, Dr Ram Vaidhyanath, Colin Ross and Tony Hulbert standing with a CT machine - Asteral

Asteral procures new cone beam CT for Leicester

Asteral has recently procured and installed a new Carestream CS 9300 cone beam CT (CBCT) for University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL) as a part of its Asteral Select contract.
January 22, 2015/by admin
Spintech logo - Asteral

MESA expands geographic footprint with acquisition of Spintech in Turkey

MESA has announced the acquisition of Spintech, a leading Turkish service provider for multi‐vendor diagnostic imaging equipment, asset management and maintenance services.
December 1, 2014/by admin

MESA continues European expansion with acquisition of MVS

MESA Group Holdings (MESA), today announced the acquisition of MVS Sp. z o.o (MVS) in Poland.
September 15, 2014/by admin
Kingston Hospital sign - Asteral

Asteral celebrates four-year anniversary with Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The fourth anniversary of Asteral’s Select contract with Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust was celebrated on 1st September 2014.
September 10, 2014/by admin
MESA logo - Asteral

Asteral and MESA merger

Asteral is pleased to confirm that it is joining forces with Medical Equipment Solutions and Applications (“MESA”) to create a unified managed equipment and managed maintenance services group
August 1, 2014/by admin
Golf club and ball - Asteral

Asteral sponsors the RAD Magazine Foundation Golf Day 2014

Asteral were proud to sponsor the Nearest the Pin competition at the RAD Magazine Foundation Golf Day 2014.
July 31, 2014/by admin
HSJ logo - Asteral

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust shortlisted for HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards

Asteral are pleased to announce that Seven day imaging for cancer from University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL) has been shortlisted in the Value in Healthcare Awards.
July 28, 2014/by admin
MRI scanner - Asteral

Asteral completes largest installation of MR and CT equipment in a single NHS Trust

The largest installation of MR and CT scanners for a single NHS Trust was completed by Asteral at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL) in March.
July 2, 2014/by admin
Person in radiology machine - Asteral

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust renews maintenance contract with Asteral

Asteral is pleased to announce that Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has renewed its Asteral Protect service for a further three years.
June 25, 2014/by admin
University Hospitals of Leicester - Asteral

Asteral celebrates anniversary at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

1st June 2014 was the seventh anniversary of Asteral’s Select contract with The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (“UHL”).
June 2, 2014/by admin
MRI scanner being delivered on a crane - Asteral

New MRI Scanner delivered to the Whittington Health NHS Trust

Asteral is pleased to announce the successful delivery and installation of a Philips Ingenia 1.5T Omega HP MRI Scanner to The Whittington Health NHS Trust.
May 21, 2014/by admin
King Edwards VII Hospital logo - Asteral

King Edward VII’s Hospital renews maintenance contract with Asteral

King Edward VII’s Hospital in London has renewed its managed maintenance service, Asteral Protect, for a further two-years.
May 6, 2014/by admin
Hillingdon hospital - Asteral

Asteral awarded N3 accreditation for remote diagnostics

Asteral is delighted to announce it has been awarded N3 accreditation…
March 11, 2014/by Asteral
Person in CT scanner - Asteral

Delivering the balance of quality and cost savings within the NHS

Asteral Select and Asteral Protect services are addressing the challenges faced by NHS trust finance directors.
February 26, 2014/by admin
Kingston Hospital sign - Asteral

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust evolve contract with Asteral

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has expanded their portfolio of managed services with the addition of Asteral’s managed maintenance solution, Asteral Protect.
February 6, 2014/by admin
HFMA annual conference - Asteral

Asteral knows the importance of providing key support to the NHS

Asteral enjoyed another successful exhibition at the Healthcare…
January 22, 2014/by Asteral
NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative logo - Asteral

Asteral awarded place on new medical maintenance framework

Asteral, the UK’s leading vendor-independent managed equipment…
January 16, 2014/by Asteral
Peterborough, Leader of your local NHS logo - Asteral

Asteral sponsors the Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust staff awards

Asteral were proud to be joint sponsors of The Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust staff awards ceremony this autumn.
December 23, 2013/by admin
The team at ‘Caring at its best’ awards ceremony - Asteral

Asteral supports inspirational patient care

The coveted ‘Caring at its best’ awards ceremony at the University…
September 17, 2013/by Asteral
Installing CT and MR machines - Asteral

CT and MR installations on track at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

The equipment re-configuration across Asteral’s Select service…
August 27, 2013/by Asteral
Hillingdon hospital - Asteral

Asteral’s solutions can help drive down NHS procurement costs

As a recent report by Ernst and Young shows price variations…
July 17, 2013/by Asteral
NHA Shared Business Services logo - Asteral

Asteral awarded place on medical equipment framework

Asteral has been awarded a place on the newly-created NHS Shared…
July 1, 2013/by Asteral
Imaging equipment at the Leicester Royal Infirmary - Asteral

Asteral’s maintained equipment solves royal riddle

The recent collection of bones found under a Leicester council…
May 24, 2013/by Asteral
MRI scanner - Asteral

Asteral Protect goes from strength-to-strength

Asteral, the vendor-independent managed equipment service company…
January 28, 2013/by Asteral
HFMA 2012 - Asteral

Asteral takes main stage at HFMA 2012

The HFMA 2012 event was a resounding success for Asteral, which…
December 19, 2012/by Asteral
HFMA 2012 - Asteral

Asteral makes a difference at HfMA 2012

Asteral is taking centre stage at this year’s HFMA event and…
October 24, 2012/by Asteral
University Hospitals of Leicester - Asteral

Asteral procures range of CT and MR scanners for University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Asteral, the UK’s leading vendor-independent provider of medical…
October 19, 2012/by Asteral
'Caring at its Best Awards 2012' Award night - Asteral

Asteral sponsors award for University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Asteral was delighted to sponsor an award at the annual ‘Caring…
October 10, 2012/by Asteral
The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital logo - Asteral

Asteral Protect: The Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Asteral has been appointed by The Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt…
August 20, 2012/by Asteral
Asteral Select image

Asteral’s Service Centre achieves equipment uptimes in excess of 99%

From 1st May 2011 to 30th April 2012, Asteral’s Service Centre…
July 10, 2012/by Asteral

Asteral delivers new screening room for King Edward VII Hospital

Asteral has successfully implemented a new fluoroscopy system…
May 28, 2012/by Asteral
MHRA logo - Asteral

Asteral obtains wholesale dealer’s licence for the supply of contrast media

Asteral, the leading vendor independent provider of medical equipment…
April 3, 2012/by Asteral

Meeting the NHS operating framework 2012-13

Jason Long, Business Development Manager at Asteral, comments…
December 12, 2011/by Asteral

NHS trusts need to think differently about equipment procurement

Jason Long, business development manager at leading vendor independent…
October 31, 2011/by Asteral

A new approach to drive down costs in procurement

Jason Long, Business Development Manager at equipment solution…
September 29, 2011/by Asteral
New equipment at King Edward VII's Hospital - Asteral

Asteral helps King Edward VII’s Hospital maintain highest standards of care

A leading London private hospital is the latest healthcare provider…
June 16, 2011/by Asteral
Breast cancer screening vehicle - Asteral

Asteral transforms digital mammogram capabilities for UHL

Asteral, the leading managed equipment services (MES) provider…
November 16, 2010/by Asteral
Group from Peterborough - Asteral

Peterborough awards first ever vendor-independent radiotherapy MES in UK

The UK’s first ever vendor independent radiotherapy Managed…
September 1, 2010/by Asteral
New x-ray machine being installed - Asteral

Peterborough hits major milestone

The medical equipment solutions company Asteral has achieved…
June 1, 2010/by Asteral

Leicester mammography upgrade goes live

The digital transformation of the mammography services at University…
March 1, 2010/by Asteral
GE infinia gamma camera - Asteral

Peterborough sets sights on two GE Infinia Gamma Cameras

Two GE Infinia Gamma Cameras, including one equipped with SPECT…
March 1, 2010/by Asteral
Dr David Grant - Asteral

Asteral highlights Whittington success at UKRC

In addition to announcing a number of significant new developments…
March 1, 2010/by Asteral
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Leicester exceeds 99% uptime with Asteral

170 items of major medical equipment managed by Asteral under…
February 1, 2010/by Asteral
Recep Suleyman, Dr Ros Crooks, Dr Francesca Peters, Don Kalumpanun, Dr Ranjana Chaudhuri, Natasha Suvarna, and Olufunke Idowu - Asteral

Asteral installs latest prone table at the Whittington

Asteral, the medical equipment solutions company, has installed…
February 1, 2010/by Asteral
Stephen Hodgson, David Cook, Dr Caroline Allum, Sean Williams, Dr David Grant, and Glenn Winteringham - Asteral

32 NHS Trusts learn from Whittington’s pioneering approach to medical equipment

The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust’s partnership with the medical…
December 1, 2009/by Asteral
Julie Cook, Rachael Boakes, Cheryl Finch, and Emma Wythe - Asteral

Asteral celebrates its first anniversary at Peterborough

Asteral, the medical equipment solutions company, has completed…
December 1, 2009/by Asteral
Mike Smith, Hugo Peebles, Julian Davidson, Sanjay Devji, and Recep Suleyman - Asteral

Asteral delivers 99.55% uptime at Whittington

Latest figures from Asteral, the medical equipment solutions…
November 1, 2009/by Asteral
Safiyyah Sabat, Gill Hancock, Darren Woolley, and Lucy Lewis - Asteral

Leicester bites off another digital transformation

Asteral has completed another major installation at University…
October 1, 2009/by Asteral
Gill Gibbard, Heraklis Skannavis, Marianne Phillips, and Denise Benn - Asteral

Leicester upgrades Asteral’s MES

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL) has announced…
August 1, 2009/by Asteral
Golf day players holding an Asteral banner

Asteral golf day raises over £3,700 for cancer services

Asteral’s annual golf-day held in September raised over £3,700…
July 1, 2009/by Asteral
Inside a room at Peterborough City Care Centre - Asteral

Peterborough City Care Centre goes live

Peterborough’s pioneering new City Care Centre went live on…
July 1, 2009/by Asteral
Key members of Asteral at an open day

Leicester promotes Managed Equipment Services to the NHS

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust hosted a highly successful…
July 1, 2009/by Asteral
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500% growth for Asteral’s Peterborough team

Asteral’s Peterborough-based team has grown fivefold so far…
July 1, 2009/by Asteral
Asteral winning HealthInvestor commendation

Asteral’s pioneering MES at University of Leicester Hospitals wins HealthInvestor commendation

For the second year in a row, Asteral’s pioneering approach…
June 1, 2009/by Asteral
Staff beside a breast screening machine - Asteral

Digital Transformation of Leicester and Rutland’s breast screening service marks Asteral’s two year anniversary

As Asteral’s managed equipment service at University hospitals…
April 1, 2009/by Asteral
Staff in front of UHL's gamma camera - Asteral

Leicester’s gamma camera upgrade delivers results

Latest results show that University Hospitals Leicester’s high…
March 1, 2009/by Asteral
Robotic pharmacy at Leicester General Hospital - Asteral

Leicester’s robotic transformation

Asteral, the leading vendor independent Managed Equipment Services…
February 1, 2009/by Asteral
Duncan Burbridge with his two children at Whittington Hospital’s October fun run - sponsored by Asteral

Asteral sponsors Whittington fun run

Asteral, the managed equipment services company, sponsored Whittington…
January 11, 2009/by Asteral
The Whittington Hospital - Asteral

The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

"Working in such a modern and spacious environment with state-of-the-art equipment enables us to offer the best possible service to our patients. We are now concentrating on developing new services and further improving both access times and the communication of results..."
June 25, 2008/by admin
Person in CT scanner - Asteral

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

"Both Asteral and UHL's imaging services directorate have allocated time, energy, imagination and resources to developing and sustaining a strategic partnership..."
June 24, 2008/by admin
Person in radiology machine - Asteral

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

"The project has increased the capacity of Kingston’s Radiology department by more than 240%, allowing much greater flexibility in patient scheduling..."
June 24, 2008/by admin