Emma Goodier, Infection Prevention and Control nurse at Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust, shares her team’s experience in the area of infection prevention

The World Health Organisation’s SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands day took place earlier this month, reminding us about the importance of hand hygiene to help bring down infection rates

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust has introduced a range of simple measures and new technologies to improve hygiene and combat healthcare associated infections

Professor Bill Buchanan, Edinburgh Napier University, introdues GPS technology, which can help in the battle against infection

Richard Moseley, technical manager, the British Pest Control Association, explains how a healthcare environment free of pest species can help prevent spread of infection

A transformational change in the approach and attitudes of staff towards infection prevention has improved the patient experience at Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre NHS Foundation Trust

Catherine Greaves, head of Infection Prevention and Control at Berkshire East Community Health Services, discusses overcoming the challenges of infection control in community healthcare

Patients and the public need to be placed first and foremost in the fight against hospital infections, says the Patients Association’s chief executive, Katherine Murphy

Water management requires the right balance between preventing harmful bacteria from forming with other issues such as wasting water

Healthcare organisations must work together if they are to succeed in preventing and controlling HCAIs. This ethos is the basis of the South London Health Innovation and Education Cluster’s proposal to tackle HCAIs

JP Nolan, infection control adviser and acting head of cleanyourhands, National Patient Safety Agency, gives an update on the national hand hygiene campaign of England and Wales

It is vital for the health sector to be familiar with and take serious action against the risks of legionella, says the Health and Safety Executive

A new specification for cleanliness is in development by the Department of Health, National Patient Safety Agency and BSI

The health sector must be familiar with and take action against the risks of legionella, says the Health and Safety Executive

Compliance with the Health and Social Care Act means healthcare providers can’t be complacent when it comes to infection prevention


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