Deaths at Scottish hospital linked to pigeon droppings

Estates and facilities managers warned to implement 'robust bird control programmes' following deaths at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow

picture of Pigeon droppings are believed to be responsible for infections at a hospital in Glasgow

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Revised British standard on Legionella risk assessment

Document addresses water quality and risk assessment to curb outbreaks of Legionnaire's disease

Deaths at Scottish hospital linked to pigeon droppings

Estates and facilities managers warned to implement 'robust bird control programmes' following deaths at Queen ...

Developers of blood filtration device awarded £1.56m to tackle sepsis

MediSieve receives two grants to progress development of severe sepsis product

Case study: Sherwood Forest NHS minimises the risk of Pseudomonas

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

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 ...

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

A specialist approach for sterile facilities

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

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Hospital superbugs increasingly resistant to disinfectants

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

£10m research competition to tackle antimicrobial resistance

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