Patient Proning

GBUK Banana Proning Devices Creating change for the better

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most adaptive to change.

Charles Darwin

Patient Air Assistance

  • Over 15,000 surgical patients placed into prone position every year

  • Typically a  “flip & catch” method is widely used

  • Flip & catch can compromise patient dignity

  • Some proning techniques can put the patient at risk of injury

  • Some techniques may increase the of MSK injury to carers

Proning Devices from GBUK Banana offer

  • Safe solutions to patient proning

  • Reduced risk to staff and patient

  • Time saving for clinicians

  • A more comfortable & dignified turn for the patient

  • Fully-controlled patient proning and positioning

Our devices


Banana Transfer Handle

Banana Intoprone – Proning Device

Banana Board – Straight Seated

Banana Board – Q2 Seated

Banana Board – Prime Seated

Banana Board – Original Seated

Banana Board – Lateral Rigid

Banana Board – Lateral Folding

Airpal – Single Patient Use Transfer

Airpal – Reusable Transfer

Our Awards

2017 Innovative Product Showcase Award

2016 Highly Commended

Winner of the 2016 Bright Ideas in Health Awards

Patient SAFETY Awards finalist 2017

HSJ 2016 Highly Commended

HSE Risk Reduction through Design Award commended entries 2017

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