Hand hygiene intervention can lower nursing home mortality: study

19th of March 2018
Hand hygiene intervention can lower nursing home mortality: study

Improved hand hygiene among nursing home staff could dramatically reduce the mortality rate, according to a new study.

Around 30 per cent fewer deaths were recorded when a multicomponent hand hygiene programme was implemented in 26 French nursing homes.

The programme comprised new hand hygiene dispensers, access to pocket-sized hand-rubs and a

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Waste management webinar to take place next week

15th of March 2018
Waste management webinar to take place next week

Grundon Waste Management's clinical division is to host a free webinar next week on the theme: "Driving sustainability and reducing costs in the UK NHS through effective waste management". This is ahead of NHS Sustainability Day.

The aim is to discuss best practice ideas and innovations in healthcare waste management that are helping NHS trusts

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Read ECJ latest edition now!

14th of March 2018
Read ECJ latest edition now!

The February/March 25th anniversary edition of ECJ has just been published - read it online or via the ECJ app.

Reports include:

• Washrooms - pet hates

• Statistics - European contract cleaning sector

• Business - gender equality at work]

• Green cleaning - special product focus

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Amsterdam Innovation Award 2018 shortlist announced

7th of March 2018
Amsterdam Innovation Award 2018 shortlist announced

The jury of the 12th edition of Interclean Amsterdam Innovation Award has announced its shortlist of nominees - choosing 12 entries from across four categories.

This year's awards has seen the number of categories grow from three to four, adapting to the changing nature of innovation in the professional cleaning and hygiene industry. This means

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Antibacterial wipes

28th of February 2018
Antibacterial wipes

The antibacterial wipes we use in our homes only eradicate bacteria from kitchen surfaces for 20 minutes and using them to keep bacteria at bay is "an absolutely redundant" exercise, a scientist has said.

Dr Clare Lanyon, a biomedical scientist from Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne, said consumers may be wasting money on

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Diversey partners with university for robotics research

26th of February 2018
Diversey partners with university for robotics research

Diversey is partnering with Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and some other European industrial companies on research in the field of robotics.

The vision of the research project is to provide mobile industrial robots with an open world view that adapt to changes in their working environment. An important aspect of the project is helping

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