Leading support surfaces specialists Essential Healthcare Solutions, part of the Essential Group, has strengthened its senior team with the strategic appointment of Debbie Murry as Group Clinical & Commercial Director.
Debbie brings with her over 27 years in the healthcare industry, spent in support surfaces related services and wound care. She joins Essential from one of the UK’s market leaders in the prevention of pressure ulcers, where she began her career as nurse advisor and progressed to Commercial Director.
In her role at Essential Healthcare Solutions, she will be responsible for a team of 39, with a focus on developing a strategy to grow the support surface and service solutions provided by the business. She will also be driving forward the Group’s training business – Essential Training Solutions, which provides bespoke training to health and social care services, both remotely and from its state of the art, dedicated training suite at its Head Quarters in Birstall, Leeds.
On her appointment, Debbie Said; “As soon as I met Thomas and the team at Essential, I knew that the company was the perfect fit for me. Essential is fully committed to innovation and is definitely one to watch in the support services industry. The business is completely dedicated to its staff and customers and has an unrivalled patient care approach which is strongly focused on delivering solutions to support healthcare professionals in improving patient outcomes and raising the standard of care. This resonated very strongly with me. I began my career as a nurse and practiced for many years before moving into industry. I have always been committed to continuous improvement in business and care, driving standards to achieve excellence and I firmly believe that the support surface industry needs businesses committed to delivering innovative solutions like Essential, who always put the patient needs first.”
Thomas Owens, Managing Director of Essential Group, commented; “Debbie is a significant appointment for us and an incredibly welcome addition to the team. We are in a critical period of growth and have spent the last few years securing the necessary infrastructure to help take us to the next level. Bringing Debbie on board is a great move for us, and her extensive career and unparalleled knowledge and experience within the healthcare industry, is a real strength for us to support our aggressive growth strategy. She is not only knowledgeable; she is also perfect fit for the business and culture here at Essential.”
Essential Healthcare Solutions was established in 1999 and is dedicated to increasing the quality and efficiency of all care environments. It provides an extensive range of products and care solutions and is committed to developing and delivering innovative support surfaces and service solutions to UK healthcare providers and professionals, including the NHS and Care Homes.
As a business, Essential Healthcare Solutions drives product specification and works with carefully selected manufacturing partners who are focused on producing quality products without compromising on processes and quality.