Champion cleaning - it’s contagious!

23rd of May 2019
Champion cleaning - it’s contagious!

Four hospitals in Aarhus, Denmark have been merged. Lotte Printz met up with the cleaning team.

In December 2018 Aarhus University Hospital was appointed Denmark’s best hospital in the category of highly specialised hospitals for the eleventh year running. In a time when beds have been closed, costs reduced and the hospital, situated in

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Modern slavery - keep out of jail!

21st of May 2019
Modern slavery - keep out of jail!

The disturbing issue of modern slavery is relevant to the cleaning sector, reports Lynn Webster in the UK.

One presentation at The Cleaning Show recently featured the disturbing topic of modern slavery. We benefitted from the expertise from Ben Douglas-Jones QC and a team of his barrister colleagues who spoke about its potential impact in the

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German cleaning show CMS to host healthcare forum

13th of May 2019
German cleaning show CMS to host healthcare forum

The German cleaning exhibition CMS takes place in Berlin from September 24-27, also featuring the CMS World Summit from September 25-26.

There will be a special focus on hygiene in healthcare too, with the addition of a Practical Forum on Healthcare on September 26. This is aimed at all those with responsibility for cleaning and hygiene in the

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2019 - deadline June 17

1st of May 2019
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2019 - deadline June 17

The closing date for the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2019 is rapidly approaching. Service providers, manufacturers and distributors across Europe have until June 17 to submit their entries.
The awards, which recognise standards of excellence in the professional cleaning industry, are the only pan-European awards for the sector and are

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Applying hand rub with three steps for 15 seconds effective at reducing bacteria

26th of April 2019
Applying hand rub with three steps for 15 seconds effective at reducing bacteria

A shortened 15-second application time and a simpler three-step technique for use of alcohol-based hand rub is as effective in reducing bacteria as the 30-second application and six-step technique recommended by WHO, and could improve hand hygiene compliance.

That's according to new research presented at this year's European Congress of Clinical

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Hotel chain pledges to recycle a million bars of soap

16th of April 2019
Hotel chain pledges to recycle a million bars of soap

Hotel chain Hilton is pledging to recycle a million bars of soap by Global Handwashing Day on October 15.

The chain has joined forces with Clean the World in a move to recycle soap bars left behind in hotel guest rooms.

Hilton's brands - which include Embassy Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton and All Suites - have been taking part in

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