£10m research competition to tackle antimicrobial resistance

Move aims to encourage the development of innovative scientific approaches to addressing antimicrobial resistance

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Research: Hospital privacy curtains harbour dangerous germs

Without timely intervention, privacy curtains in hospitals can become breeding grounds for resistant bacteria, research ...

Multi-site hospital study demonstrates hand-drying method can affect risk of bacterial spread

Findings have important implications for minimising risk of cross infection in hospital washrooms

Hospital superbugs increasingly resistant to disinfectants

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers and disinfectants are becoming ineffective against bacterial strains, new research ...

A specialist approach for sterile facilities

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

The 'disgusting truth about jet air dryers'

Research shows jet air dryers increase the prevalence of bacteria on hands compared to hands dried with paper towels

Destiny Pharma announces research collaboration with Aston University

Partnership will see a dedicated team investigate potential antimicrobial candidates against biofilms

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ground-breaking medical blood treatment device passes funding milestone

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