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Worcester breast unit to be extended

Speller Metcalfe begins work on £1.84m project at Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Study reveals connection between hand drying methods and spread of infection

Average levels of contamination 10-fold higher following hand drying with jet air dryers

Why door hardware is key in the battle against coronavirus

We explore how hospitals are focusing on key touchpoints such as door hardware to help limit the spread of infection

Comment: Cleaning in an interconnected world

Deborah Bland of Diversey explains how the 'Internet of Clean' will enable healthcare operators to improve productivity, compliance and sustainability

Could ‘clean’ healthcare uniforms be COVID-19 carriers?

Textile Services Association backs calls for research into textiles and infection control

Specifying pure water systems for disinfection processes

Sabine LeMercier, business development manager at Veolia Water Technologies UK looks at the Health Technical Memoranda (HTM) guidance on sterilisin...

The future of hand hygiene compliancy in healthcare

Paul Jakeway of Deb Group discusses the problems with current hand hygiene programmes and how they can be improved

Ecolab to deliver five million litres of hand sanitiser to the NHS

To help the National Health Service combat the pandemic, Ecolab starts record production of critical hygiene product in the UK

Stoke Mandeville hospital unveils new modular facility

Sterile Services Department will provide support for local NHS organisations

Maximising infection control in healthcare equipment

Joseph Hulbert of Innova Care Concepts discusses why equipment manufacturers need to consider infection control when designing new products

Omnicell introduces COVID-19 item forecast report to help frontline healthcare staff

This report will provide customers with a real time view of stock items including COVID-19 related medicines and supplies across their Omnicell ins...

The hot legionella potato

Brian Booth of NCH Chem-Aqua discusses the issue of Legionella in hospital water systems

COVID-19 Special Report - Cleaning up healthcare environments

This article explores the challenge of ensuring hospitals and other health and care settings are cleaned thoroughly to prevent the spread of corona...

The writing is on the wall for germs

Hospital walls have to be cleaned regularly to reduce the spread of infection but this is costly, time-consuming and can damage the surfaces. Mater...