Tackling the invisible in healthcare facilities

Karen Trigg of Allegion UK looks at how anti-microbial door hardware is helping hospitals to tackle cross contamination

picture of Anti-microbial door handles can reduce infections caused by cross contamination via high-use touch surfaces such as door furniture

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Vanguard mobile endoscopy decontamination facility enhances services at Oxford Hospital

Solution will help Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust treat patients while improvement works take place

‘Hand and bucket’ shower cleaning regimes pose risk of infection

Showers are an ideal environment for the development of biofilms which makes them a key risk for managing HCAIs. WET ...

Owlstone Medical brings non-invasive breath tests closer to reality

Move opens up new routes to early disease detection and precision medicine across cancer, inflammatory disease and ...

A specialist approach for sterile facilities

Garry Horrocks from BES discusses the importance of managing the financial and operational risk associated with ...

Ground-breaking medical blood treatment device passes funding milestone

MediSieve announces company has received over £1.75 million in funding for

Artificial enzyme fights infection

Researchers at RMIT University, located in Australia, have developed a new artificial enzyme that is light activated to ...

W.E.T introduces Hygiene 20 shower management system

The nationwide Legionella compliance company has developed and launched an innovative shower cleaning system following ...

Feature: Options for surface disinfection in healthcare settings

Deborah Bland of Diversey UK & Ireland talks about the importance of a thorough cleaning regime for health and care ...

Comment: Protecting water tanks from bacterial growth

By Mark Lemon, managing director of CSC Services

Feature: Breaking the chain of infection

How correct specification of modern interior glazing solutions can provide a robust solution to help prevent bacteria ...

New weapons in the battle against superbugs

Canadian researchers create potent biocide that can kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Uni of Manchester research shows infection outbreaks could be reduced

Material scientists at The University of Manchester, working in collaboration with universities in China, have created ...