DawMed Systems PLC - Contract Award and Notice

RNS Number:2551P DawMed Systems PLC 04 March 2008 For immediate release 4 March 2008 DAWMED SYSTEMS PLC ('DawMed' or the 'Company') MAJOR CONTRACT AWARD BY HOSPITALS NHS TRUST And NOTICE OF RESULTS The Board of DawMed, the AIM listed medical device company which designs, manufactures, sells and services healthcare decontamination equipment and associated consumables used by NHS Trust hospitals, private hospitals, clinics and Primary Care practitioners, is pleased to announce the Group's award of a major contract for the East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust. The contract is one of the largest contracts that DawMed International Limited, the Company's operating subsidiary, has ever undertaken and covers four hospitals over a wide area of East Kent, namely, Canterbury, Margate, Ashford and Folkestone. The whole project is underway and is anticipated to be completed by the end of April 2008. The decontamination equipment to be supplied under the contract comprises 14 Wassenburg washer-disinfectors and 12 Wassenburg Dry 300 drying and storage cabinets, all of which enjoy full tracking and traceability systems, together with water purification equipment. This significant contract is a complete 'turnkey' project comprising the supply, installation, testing and validation of all of the decontamination equipment referred to above, combined with the total responsibility for carrying out all of the enabling building works and services in four hospitals On site operator training is provided to the Trust and all staff will be properly trained, assessed for competence and be required to pass a certificated rating before operating the equipment. The whole project is masterminded by DawMed International's project management team, in partnership with the Trust's Estates Department. The Trust needs only one number and one contact for all liaison with DawMed International to ensure the required outcome of fully compliant decontamination equipment in the various departments of the four hospitals. Notice of Results - as previously announced on 30 November 2007, the Preliminary Results for the year ended 30 September 2007 will be published on 20 March 2008 together with a trading update. Commenting, Executive Chairman, Kevin Gilmore, said: 'Today's announcement is a meaningful positive for DawMed and represents the creation of complete decontamination systems for flexible endoscopes used primarily in the endoscopy, urology, theatre and ITU departments of four hospitals in East Kent under a ground-breaking 'turnkey' contract embracing full project management by DawMed International Limited in partnership with the Trust's Estates Department.' Enquiries: Kevin M Gilmore Tel: 01608 682244 Executive Chairman Mob: 07785 396666 Beaumont Cornish Limited Roland Cornish Tel: 020 7628 3396 Bishopsgate Communications Limited Dominic Barretto Tel: 020 7562 3350 For further information about the Company's business please visit www.dawmed.com This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END MSCSSIFWDSASESD

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