World class training suite provides education to NHS staff

Clifden House - specialist dementia care centre

Infection prevention and control specialist GAMA Healthcare, best known for hospital disinfectant range Clinell, has built-in a state-of-the-art training facility, which is supporting healthcare professionals on the frontline. GAMA Healthcare has provided complimentary training to over 32,000 NHS healthcare professionals since 2016 and hopes to reach a further 10,000 NHS staff over the next 12 […]

New approaches to hand hygiene

hand hygiene

The importance of hand hygiene has been understood and accepted for a long time. The majority of infections – around 80 per cent according to studies – are passed by hand to hand contact or by touching a contaminated surface. This is why hand hygiene and surface disinfection are critical to infection prevention in hospitals, […]

Ensuring effective hygiene and infection control in care

infection control - Trish Smith from Red Roofs

Trish Smith is general manager at Red Roofs Residential Care Home, part of Red Homes Healthcare. Trish joined the home in 1988, moving through the ranks to her current position. Here Trish discusses the key elements of ensuring effective hygiene and infection control in a care setting. As the manager of a busy care home […]

mikrozid® universal – tough on germs, gentle on equipment

mikrozid® universal wipes

mikrozid® universal from schülke UK – experts in infection prevention – has a unique low alcohol formulation, with a dual action. Offering both cleaning and disinfection of surfaces in a single product, mikrozid universal is ideal where short contact times are required and prolonged exposure to moisture could cause damage. Effective against bacteria including TB, and […]

Three Key Tenets of Outstanding Infection Control

Spearhead infection control products

Ben Kilbey, Business Development Manager at Spearhead Healthcare, on achieving outstanding infection control procedures in your care home… Every care manager knows that a systematic, structured approach to cleaning is the only way to keep infections at bay and to protect residents and carers effectively – as well as your own reputation. Based on our […]

Implementing effective infection control


Clare Long, business account manager for care at the Professional Division of Miele, discusses effective infection control for care facilities… An infection control plan is a series of policies and procedures that every care home should have in place to ensure hygienic standards, prevent the spread of infection and keep residents, staff and visitors safe in […]

Latest news from BBI LLC, pressure ulcer detection experts

The BBI SEM scanner, which detects pressure ulcers at an early stage

The latest news from BBI LLC, the pioneers in biometric-sensor based medical devices… September 2019 BBI LLC boosts its global team with appointment of Zoe Wood as Senior Clinical Manager Zoe Wood has joined BBI LLC in the new position of Global Senior Clinical Manager. As BBI’s Global Senior Clinical Manager, Zoe’s primary role will […]

How hygiene can make up for funding cuts

Cannon Hygiene's Steve Nurdin

Steve Nurdin, marketing manager at Cannon Hygiene, explains how an effective hygiene strategy can help care homes providers achieve positive customer feedback and attract new business. The UK social care system is facing a crisis and care homes will be hit the hardest. Spending cuts and unsustainably low budgets – on average £620 a week […]

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