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  • Good Morning Daniel, I would just like to pass on our thanks for your company contribution to our Health conference, It is very much appreciated and your staff have been (as always) extremely helpful. Your fabulous staff are always helpful and are a credit to your company. Fantastic customer service, Well Done… Debbie Peters, Canterbury DHB
  • I received my clogs today, I just love them thankyou, and the wee goodies you sent with them! Susan - Manuka Street Hospital
  • Thank you very much! My clogs actually arrived today, Wednesday, even though rural! Great service! And they fit perfectly! Very happy with them! Tisha McCaw
  • I called Rosie at 4pm on Thursday afternoon to place an urgent order for overnight delivery. Rosie was calm and gracious and had the parcel delivered by 7am the next morning! Thanks so much for your quick actions, you were extremely helpful. Best wishes, Kate, Auckland Bioengineering Institute
  • Dear Rosie You are a star! Thank you for finding that information for me, and for going to the trouble of sourcing where I can buy the lint cloths, even though you do not stock them. I think that is amazing service! Maggy, Omnicare
  • I would like to compliment your team - Rosie, Jemma and Junior - for their outstanding customer service. It is a pleasure to contact Hallmark, whatever the reason, and converse with such professional individuals. Always accommodating, quick to reply about any queries and going the extra mile to find a solution to our needs. This has been my experience, every time I have contacted Hallmark over the years. Thank you. Louise, CSSD, Hutt Valley Hospital
  • Hello Rosie, Thread Retrievers have just arrived.  Thanks for the prompt service and the lollies! Francoise
  • Thank you for getting the product to us overnight given that I placed the order after your 2pm cut off time – well done! The procedure is now under way in theatre. Neil
  • Hello Rosie, thank you - I am So impressed with the service you and Daniel have provided!! The handle is ready to be collected. Louise
  • We appreciate the great service, everything so prompt. Thank you. Sue

Standing Up For Long Periods Of Time? Do It Like A Champ


Standing Up For Long Periods Of Time? Do It Like A Champ

If you’re a doctor, nurse, or anyone working in the field of medicine, you’re likely to be standing up for long periods. At times, you’ll spend hours on your feet, with little opportunity to sit down and take a rest. And since sitting for long hours isn’t a good option either, it’s easy to minimise the problems that standing can create.

Still, there is good reason for the invention of chairs. Standing up for long periods forces your lower extremities to work overtime. There is constant work for only a few muscles in your legs and blood can pool down there because the heart isn’t powerful enough to pump blood throughout the body when it is constantly vertical.

Your profession needs you to be constantly on the move, and you can’t let these physical problems affect you. Fortunately, there are ways to stay on your feet and handle it like a champ.

Wear Comfortable Shoes

Need we say more? We, at Hallmark Surgical, understand your predicament. Out inventory of clogs and specialized footwear is at your disposal. You have a choice between leather and washable clogs, as well as surgical gumboots. Or you could just wear a comfortable pair of sneakers. Prioritize function over aesthetics when it comes to your footwear. You’ll thank yourself later.

Stand Correctly

Take note of your posture. Are you chronically slouching at every opportunity? Are you stuck in a single position for hours on end? Ease the stress by modifying your position throughout the day. Doing so can give you quick, but critical, breaks to give your muscles a breather.

Walk Around Constantly

Standing in one position isn’t what your body is designed for. You are built to move around. Author and scientist, Katy Bowman, says I well: “Walking is a superfood. It’s the defining movement of a human.” Walking may also half your risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. So, do yourself a favour and get moving as much as possible.

Staying on your feet is part of your job. We know your struggles well, so let us help ease them. Contact us today.

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