Our clinicial team at Seating Matters is made up of Occupational Therapists, Nurses, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy so we have a unique understanding of our patient needs when it comes to seating.

We are changing the world of healthcare seating and through this blog we are educating fellow clinicians with informational videos and how to articles,  as well as sharing key industry news, and highlighting research to support evidence based practice.

Delayed Discharge

Delayed discharge (DTOC or bed blocking) refers to the situation where a patient (usually over 65) is deemed to be ...

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Martina Tierney OT September 07, 2018 /

Clinically Educated Designers Working on Life-Changing Products

We are privileged to work with some of the best designers in the world.  This week we welcomed a visit from our ...

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Martina Tierney OT September 07, 2018 /

in Design, Product Quality

Happy 70th Birthday NHS

Today marks 70 years of the National Health Service.  It is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the achievements of ...

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Martina Tierney OT July 05, 2018 /

ISO 9001:2015 Certification Updated


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Jess Now Sitting in Her "Life Changing" Chair That Helps With Her EDS and POTS.

Jess Hodges is 26 and lives in Lincolnshire, UK with her parents.  Jess suffers from various conditions that effect ...

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Martina Tierney OT March 15, 2018 /

in EDS, POTS, Epilepsy

Tissue Viability Nurse

Every day, a tissue viability nurse assists in the prevention of skin breakdown and facilitating in the healing of ...

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Martina Tierney OT March 05, 2018 /

FAQ: How Often Should a Patient be Repositioned in a Chair?

At Seating Matters, a commonly asked question we are approached with is, how often should I reposition my patient?...

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Martina Tierney OT February 19, 2018 /

I Would Like Your Help!

 I would just like to thank you for your passion to help those in need. Please pass on our information and help us to ...

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Martina Tierney OT February 15, 2018 /

The Occupational Health of Caregivers

At Seating Matters, not only do we care about the patients seated in our chairs, but also the welfare and well-being ...

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Martina Tierney OT February 15, 2018 /

Why Carry Out A Randomised Control Trial?

At Seating Matters we frequently make reference to our clinical research project, carried out by Ulster University. ...

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Martina Tierney OT December 12, 2017 /

in Clinical Research



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