Clean Hospitals - transforming patient safety. A White Paper

17th of September 2019
Clean Hospitals - transforming patient safety. A White Paper

Clean Hospitals®: transforming patient safety from an idea to an international collaborative movement

Alexandra Peters1, Jonathan A. Otter2, Pierre Parneix3, Andreea Moldovan4, Ermira Tartari1, Marianne Kemmer5, Andreas Voss6, Didier Pittet1

1Infection Control Programme and WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety, University of Geneva

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Didier Pittet heads up Clean Hospitals network launch

16th of September 2019
Didier Pittet heads up Clean Hospitals network launch

Clean Hospitals is a new network of relevant stakeholders who have formed an international collaboration with the aim of improving hospital environment hygiene as it relates to patient safety. ECJ spoke to Professor Didier Pittet, who is heading up the initiative.

Didier Pittet, MD, MS is professor of medicine, the hospital epidemiologist and

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Latest ECJ - read online now or download the app

12th of September 2019
Latest ECJ - read online now or download the app

The September edition of ECJ is now available to read on the website.

In this issue:

European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2019- the finalists

• White paper - the launch of Clean Hospitals

• Case study - one of the UK's top cricket grounds, Kia Oval

• Business - no more 9 to 5?

• Special report - the science of

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CMS World Summit Berlin - there's still time to register

11th of September 2019
CMS World Summit Berlin - there's still time to register

There is still time to reserve your place at the CMS World Summit, taking place in Berlin from
September 25-26 alongside the CMS professional cleaning exhibition. The themes are: Cleanliness and Hygiene in a Sustainable World; and Future Technologies and Business Opportunities.

On Wednesday September 25 the topic for discussion will be

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Premier League clubs 'should pay living wage' to staff

9th of September 2019
Premier League clubs 'should pay living wage' to staff

Premier League football clubs in the UK have been urged to pay all staff above the minimum wage after spending €1.6 billion on players.

Many cleaners, security guards, caterers and other staff do not earn enough money to cover the cost of living, the charity Citizens UK said. In fact only four out of 20 of the clubs are accredited by the

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The hotel cleanliness issues that frustrate us most

6th of September 2019
The hotel cleanliness issues that frustrate us most

A survey in the UK has shed light on the cleanliness issues we are most likely to complain about if we encounter them in a hotel room.

End of Tenancy London found the majority of the 1,448 people surveyed feel inclined to complain if they can clearly spot stains on the bed (bed linen, mattress etc) and towels (81 per cent) of their hotel room.

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