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Considerations for Hiring a Beverage Trolley for Healthcare Settings

Posted on 11/09/2023 by Steve May
Estimated reading time: 1 min read
Categories: Healthcare

When it comes to healthcare facilities, the idea of a “drinks trolley for hire” might be an attractive option, especially for those who require the service temporarily or want to evaluate the utility before investing in the purchase. However, it’s crucial to ensure that the trolley hired meets the stringent demands of a healthcare environment. A model like the Nightingale Ward Beverage Trolley from Refreshment Systems Ltd is designed specifically for this purpose.

Hiring a Beverage Trolley: What to Look for?

When considering hiring a beverage trolley for a healthcare setting, several factors should be considered:

  1. Functionality: The trolley should be robust, easy to manoeuvre, and provide ample storage space. A large boiler capacity is also essential to cater to a significant number of patients per round.
  2. Hygiene: The trolley must meet high standards of hygiene, with features like lockable compartments and easy-to-clean surfaces.
  3. Reliability: Given the important role of a beverage trolley in patient care, it’s crucial that the trolley be reliable and designed to withstand the rigours of a busy healthcare environment.

The Nightingale Ward Beverage Trolley fulfills all these criteria, making it a reliable choice for healthcare providers[^1^].

Hiring vs Buying

While hiring a beverage trolley offers the advantage of flexibility and lower initial costs, buying a beverage trolley can be more cost-effective in the long run, especially if it’s going to be used continually. Plus, owning a trolley ensures you have access to it whenever required.

Refreshment Systems Ltd offers both options, allowing healthcare facilities to choose based on their specific needs and circumstances.


The idea of a “drinks trolley for hire” can be a feasible option for healthcare settings under certain circumstances. However, it’s important to ensure that the hired trolley, such as the Nightingale Ward Beverage Trolley, meets the specific demands of a healthcare environment.

For more information about the Nightingale Ward Beverage Trolley and other healthcare solutions, visit Refreshment Systems Ltd (RSL).

[^1^]: Refreshment Systems, Nightingale Trolley

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