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Scrub Suits

  • Advice For Buying Scrub Suits

    Almost all medical staff wear scrubs nowadays - from doctors and nurses to administrative personnel even.  Think about TV shows like Holby City and ER – they almost always wear scrubs.

    Scrub tops, a nursing essentialThe scrub suit is now a hallmark of the medical and healthcare industry, a uniform even. They make professionals easier to recognise, provide protection for staff and help to make them look more professional.

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  • The evolution of machine embroidered scrub suits and uniforms

    Some our medical scrub embroidery machinesEmbroidery - and in particular embroidered scrubs and medical clothing - has come a long way since traditional hand embroidery was first challenged by mechanical solutions in the mid-19th century.

    Although the earliest examples of hand-embroidered garments date back to 30,000 BC, it wasn't until 1828 that Josué Heilmann created a machine that could do the work of four people.

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  • The anatomy of the scrub suit

    Here at AWB Textiles we’ve witnessed the rise of the scrub suit to become the daily outfit of choice for healthcare workers – across nursing and medical professions and through to dental staff, vets and care home workers. They are often even worn by admin staff too.

    What is about the seemingly humble scrub clothing that makes it such a crucial outfit in today’s health and medical environments?

    The anatomy of the scrub suit - graphic showing five key featuresHere we break down the anatomy of the scrub suit to reveal what makes them so popular:

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  • Introducing Our Cherokee Uniforms

    At AWB Textiles we stock a number of top quality branded scrub uniforms. This week we bring you our favourites from the Cherokee collection.



    Our Cherokee collection offers a range of styles and colours. This versatile brand includes a Hip Pocket tunic, Mini Mock Wrap Top, Scrub Trousers 4100, Scrub Trousers 4200, Chest Pocket Tunic, Warm Up Jacket.

    The Cherokee Range is made from a hard wearing fabric meaning the scrub uniforms are durable and suitable for use in a variety of industries such as; hospitals, nursing homes, dentist practices, veterinary practices and so on. Continue reading

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