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£1.7bn framework for NHS decontamination services

NHS Shared Business Services simplifies procurement of sterilisation, decontamination, and repair services

A major step forward for hand hygiene in healthcare settings

Primel Skin Protection demonstrates ground-breaking results in care home evaluation

Home dialysis machine could revolutionise renal care

Compact portable device inspired by juicing machines is rolled out to NHS patients

Water safety and legionella: How to improve your record keeping

Charlie Brain, authorising engineer [Water] at the Water Hygiene Centre, discusses ways to improve water safety records

Research will explore new infection-tackling technology

Liverpool study investigates impact of Gencoa’s antimicrobial coating in healthcare settings

“Crisis, what crisis? When things go wrong, good communications can get you back on track.”

When things go wrong, keeping quiet isn’t an option. What you say, and how you say it, are the key to safeguarding your reputation. In this blog, H...

TMVs - What are they and why are they used?

John Murray (pictured below), authorising engineer for water at the Water Hygiene Centre, discusses why thermostatic mixing valves (TMVs) are requi...

Independent experts to assist Scottish Hospitals Inquiry

Specialists will provide expert evidence on infection control matters relating to investigations into health and safety fears at two Scottish hospi...

Face shields do not give high-level COVID protection, study shows

University of East Anglia researchers provide much-needed evidence of efficacy of PPE

The importance of choosing the right workwear in the fight against infection

BBH speaks to Charlie Benson of Kara about the impact of workwear selection on infection prevention and control practices in hospitals

Milestone moment in construction of infection innovation centre

Topping-out ceremony held to mark key development in the construction of Pembroke House, Liverpool

New online system launched for provision of PPE

New website ensures continuity of distribution to frontline health and care staff

Building Better Healthcare Awards 2022 - the categories

24 awards up for grabs as this year's competition recognises the sector's innovative response to current pressures

Q&A How flooring renovation is better for healthcare

Rohit Sharma of flooring manufacturer, Bona, reveals how the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the emphasis on ‘resilient’ flooring renovation in the...

In Brief

DAM Healthcare reduces waiting room germs with SteraSpace air sanitisation units

AI diagnostic test identifies respiratory viruses in minutes

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust deploys advanced disinfection technology

The Cleaning Show 2023

Cleaning audits made simple with fmfirst Cleaning

Antimicrobial technology in privacy curtains helps in bug battle

Surface Design Show

Hospital trial shows reduction in airborne pathogens using ESP air purifiers

Sepsis test could save thousands of lives

Infection Prevention Society (IPS) Annual Conference and Exhibition

Smart self-disinfecting door handle helps with COVID-19 battle

Air Pressure Control Specialists Apreco Continue 15-year Relationship with Radical Materials Brand SteriTouch

NHS deep cleaning service supports Sue Ryder through Coronavirus pandemic

Infection Prevention 2019

Door furniture helps to prevent the spread of bacteria and viruses

Specialist G360 wetrooms installed at NHS mental health facility

Touch-free entry protects patients and staff at Milton Keynes hospital

Infection Prevention 2017

New Completing the Picture Digital Festival to take place

Legiolert: fast, accurate detection of Legionella pneumophila

Safety first. Fight retrograde contamination now

27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2017

NHS Highland uses new technology to help protect care homes from COVID-19

IDEXX Legiolert receives UK acceptance for Legionella pneumophila testing

Hygiene’s in hand with Knightsbridge anti-bacterial accessories