How significant is environmental contamination in the transmission of hospital infection? Jon Otter and Dr Saber Yezli from Bioquell address this issue and explain the company's hydrogen peroxide vapour technology.
Hospital infection is a substantial and increasing problem around the world. The global problems due to nosocomial infections are
Cleaning for patient health and safety - a ‘blueprint’ for enhanced hygiene and infection prevention in healthcare, food and beyond through product development based on science, validation and engagement with the market.
Healthcare-associated infections (HCAI) persist, despite increasing concern and resources allocated to their
Microfibre mopping systems have a vital role to play in healthcare cleaning – and modern breakthroughs have made them even more indispensable says Vikan.
For many years mopping has been the mainstay of cleaning in a wide variety of environments – including the healthcare sector. It provides an effective means of removing the build-up
For some years the Dutch guidelines on infection prevention and the country's method of dealing with MRSA outbreaks have been held up as an example to the healthcare profession around the world. Hygiene for Health editor Michelle Marshall visited the Leiden University Medical Centre in the Netherlands to meet Thea Daha, an infection control
Effective environmental hygiene requires a methodical and frequent cleaning and disinfection regime - they are both critical in the prevention of infection spread. Diversey has experience in working with professionals from all industries to develop the most appropriate procedures, as the company's Meredith Theelen, Arnoud Gengler and Melanie Witt
Mike Sullivan, managing director of GOJO Industries, addresses specific hand hygiene requirements for healthcare workers and outlines how compliance is key to implementing a successful programme.
The role of hand hygiene in helping to prevent the spread of viruses and infections has been universally acknowledged. International organisations and