Clostridium difficile and norovirus appear to be the main causes of concern for infection control professionals as we enter the winter months according to a recent survey.
Conducted at Infection Prevention 2013, it revealed that 48 per cent of respondents highlighted C difficile as the primary cause of concern and 36 per cent highlighted
Supermarket "bags for life" may present a food poisoning risk according to leading bacteriologists.
Foodborne diseases expert Professor Kofi Aidoo says reusable plastic bags would "have to be cleaned and disinfected on a regular basis to avoid the risk of food poisoning".
"Vegetables that come into contact with the inside of the bags could
There are more baby boomers working in the UK than ever before; mixed-gender boards improve a company's productivity; and badly designed open plan offices can reduce happiness and productivity. These are just some of the findings from a workplace trends report recently published by services company Sodexo.
‘How Britain works: Key Trends in
A two-year study carried out in five countries around the globe found that 40 per cent of the doctors were not washing their hands effectively.
And researchers discovered that medical staff in these countries were largely uneducated in the ways in which disease can spread throughout a hospital.
The study looked at the handwashing habits of staff