£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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Decline in medical technologies created to diagnose deadly diseases

Research by Marks & Clerk and CPA Global shows downward trend in novel testing technologies for antimicrobial resistance

Leicester trust brings cutting-edge solution to hospital estate

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust contracts second mobile decontamination unit

Research: Hospital privacy curtains harbour dangerous germs

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

Case study: Sherwood Forest NHS minimises the risk of Pseudomonas

Engineering risk assessment minimises the risk of Pseudomonas aeruginosa contamination and saves lives

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 ...

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

A specialist approach for sterile facilities

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

Comment: Protecting water tanks from bacterial growth

By Mark Lemon, managing director of CSC Services

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 ...