Investigation launched after five patients die from Listeria in four hospitals

Pre-packed sandwiches and salads believed to be at root of outbreaks

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Scientists receive £7.4m boost to combat ‘worst superbugs’

University of East Anglia leading research into new drugs to treat some of world's most-prolific infections

Taking action against airborne contamination in the operating theatre

Medical Air Technology (MAT) has announced a new UK distributor agreement with Toul Meditech for its Steristay and ...

Medstor helps to bring renal dialysis to communities across Ireland

Working with main contractor B. Braun Avitum, Medstor provided storage and specialised clinical equipment for a clinic ...

Case study: Sherwood Forest NHS minimises the risk of Pseudomonas

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

Feature: A first line of defence against bugs

How surface material and disinfection is crucial to curbing the spread of infection

Specialists endorse latest UV technology

Infection Prevention Society panel throws weight behind E-COs’ Ultra Violet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) technology

New 30-minute blood test to reduce sepsis deaths

European scientists make breakthrough in infection prevention

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

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

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 ...