A device that is said to be able to effectively clean surgical instruments using cold water alone has been pioneered at the University of Southampton.
StarStream uses a combination of ultrasound and bubbles to 'scrub' the surface of instruments.
Manufactured by Ultrawave, StarStream supplies a gentle stream of water via a nozzle that generates
Online voting is still open for this year's ISSA Innovation Award Program - the winners will be announced at the forthcoming ISSA/INTERCLEAN exhibiiton in Las Vegas, USA. The closing date for online voting is October 16, but visitors to the show can still select their favourite entries for the Visitors' Choice awards.
The 2015 ISSA Innovation
Daytime cleaning is becoming increasingly prevalent in Europe. But how do office employees feel about sharing their workspace with cleaning teams? Charlotte Branwhite from Tork manufacturer SCA shares the results of a study into the changing relationship between office staff and cleaners.
Over recent years there has been a general shift towards
More than 17,000 cleaning professionals from 66 countries were in Berlin at the end of September for the CMS exhibiton - more than ever before.
This year's event was also host to 377 exhibitors from 22 countries, with the second International CMS Congress being held alongside the trade show.
Dr Christian Göke, ceo of Messe Berlin which
Schoolchildren should be taught how to wash their hands properly in order to tackle the growing threat of drug-resistant bacteria, say UK health officials.
Draft National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines for England recommend that teachers demonstrate the correct use of soap and water to their students.
The guidelines come as
In today's world, your doctor is likely to ask you how you feel when you vist. In the past, however, a doctor was more likely to ask himself how you smell - fragrant or foul?
In his presentation to the forthcoming IFRA UK Fragrance Forum at the Royal Society, Professor Jonathan Reinarz, a specialist in the History of Medicine at the