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Mark Moran, our Chief Executive receiving his MBE

Mark Moran, our Chief Executive, was honoured to be presented with his MBE (for services to Innovation & Entrepreneurship) by The Queen at Windsor Castle on October 7th 2016

Mark Moran inventor of The Hydrant named as MBE on the Queens Birthday Honours list

There’s an MBE for Mark Moran, inventor of the Hydrant Drinking System, for services to innovation. The 54-year-old, from Clifton, pictured below, is responsible for developing and distributing the unique hands-free drinking…

Dehydration: Risks and Myths

Truth to tell, sometimes I don’t follow my own advice, and when I suffer the consequences, I rediscover why I offer it. I’ve long recommended drinking plenty of water, perhaps…

This is what happens to your body when you’re dehydrated

We all know the feeling of waking up the morning after the night before with a mouth drier than the Sahara. But do you know what it’s actually doing to…

Vital Signs: Be ready to fight flu season with knowledge, hydration and prevention

Flu season typically spikes after the New Year, so now is the time to brush up on your flu facts. While most of us will overcome the virus with a…

How much water should we drink?

Water is essential for life and an individual’s health; a regular intake is necessary for maintaining the body’s fluid balance. However, it is difficult to define a recommended water intake for everyone, as…

Nutrition and hydration guidance has been produced by NHS England

Nutrition and hydration guidance has been produced by NHS England to support commissioners to improve the nutritional and hydration needs of their population. The guidance provides information on: commissioning approaches and…

Independent Living puts The Hydrant in their wish list for the must have wheelchair accessories

Disability and independence: 7 wheelchair accessories… the wish list! Frances Leckie, editor Independent Living, responds to readers’ requests for those elusive wheelchair accessories that could make life that much easier……

Cost benefits of adapting homes to reduce falls by older people

It is widely acknowledged that falls and fall-related injuries result in major costs to health and care systems: Around one in three people over 65 and one in two people…

Patients in Halton, St Helens, Warrington and Wigan to benefit from hydration innovation

Patients in Halton, St Helens, Wigan and Warrington are among the first in the North West to be offered the chance to try an award-winning invention to help them stay…