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31 October 2018

Proper hand hygiene is fundamental to infection prevention and in hospital settings - where toilets are often frequented by visitors, staff and patients – it is especially crucial in order to avoid cross infection.

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05 November 2018

Hand hygiene is the single most important measure to prevent cross-transmission of microorganisms and in a healthcare setting this could mean the difference between life and death.

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08 October 2018

This year Global Handwashing Day takes place on 15th October and Kimberly-Clark Professional is embracing the annual event’s theme ‘Clean Hands – a recipe for health’ by supporting facilities managers with a range of tools to help them champion hand hygiene, health and wellbeing in the workplace in relation to snacking and eating.

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05 October 2018

Skin and surface hygiene specialist, GOJO Industries-Europe, supports the annual Global Handwashing awareness raising day on 15th October 2018

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14 September 2018

Deb, the hand hygiene and skin care specialist, is getting ready to showcase its hand hygiene innovation at this year’s Infection Prevention Society (IPS) annual conference, the largest infection prevention and control exhibition in the UK.

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21 August 2018

The rise of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the biggest threats to global health in today’s world, with the current estimated cost of AMR to the NHS in excess of £180 million per annum.

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16 July 2018

Hand hygiene and infection prevention is now a top priority on the Government’s agenda, after a recent Westminster debate addressed the key infection prevention issues within healthcare settings.

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28 June 2018

Hand hygiene and infection prevention is now a top priority on the Government’s agenda, after a recent Westminster debate addressed the key infection prevention issues within healthcare settings.

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03 May 2018

Ten per cent of patients worldwide will acquire at least one healthcare-associated infection that could develop into sepsis, according to research. And hand hygiene plays a crucial part in the prevention of microbial cross-transmission from HCPs to patients.

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25 April 2018

DebMed, the Healthcare division of Deb, has joined forces with the Private Organisations for Patient Safety (POPS) to support the World Health Organisation’s annual hand hygiene campaign – SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands. 

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27 June 2017

The new Scott Control Rolled Hand Towel solution from Kimberly-Clark Professional brings the latest in hygiene innovation to healthcare cleaning professionals, helping the fight against Hospital Acquired Infections - HAIs.

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02 June 2017

To help raise awareness about the importance of hand hygiene in health care settings, global hygiene and health company SCA, together with RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden), is proud to share new research looking at the prevalence of bacteria found within patient surroundings.

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28 March 2017

Poor hand hygiene is a worldwide problem. The only way to halt the spread of an infection or viral outbreak, such as norovirus and influenza, is by washing hands with soap under warm running water. 

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06 January 2017

According to a report by NHS England, approximately 300,000 of its patients are affected by a hospital acquired infection (HCAI) every year at a cost of approximately £1 billion a year. Although many hospitals in the UK maintain very low rates of infection, HCAIs are still too prevalent and are increasingly seen as a global problem.

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22 June 2016

A recent report has proven that hospitals are taking hand hygiene seriously with one in six scoring 100 per cent for cleanliness. 

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31 May 2016

Infection control teams are constantly coming up with ingenious new ways of persuading healthcare workers to wash their hands. But what is being done to improve hand hygiene among hospital patients and visitors? Stephen Wright from Tork manufacturer SCA looks at healthcare hygiene beyond the scope of staff

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19 April 2016

For over 80 years, Deb Group has been establishing skin care programmes for all types of workplaces and public environments that go beyond simply supplying skin care products and hand sanitising solutions. They help employers to better communicate the importance of skin care and hand hygiene to their employees, and provide the materials to drive engagement in best skin care practices. 

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12 January 2016

In winter, it is more important than ever that hospitals familiarise staff, patients and visitors with the simple hand washing steps to prevent the spread of germs and illnesses. West Suffolk Hospital looked to hand hygiene specialist TEAL Patents for support.

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14 December 2015

To support infection control departments and facilities managers, a fast-response service – the TEAL Task Force (TTF) – has been created to help tackle medical emergencies this winter. 

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27 October 2015

Infection control departments and health estates managers are set to benefit from a fast response service – the TEAL Task Force (TTF) – which has been created to help tackle medical emergencies with a ‘next day’ delivery of hired, portable, hand wash units.

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FEATURES

13 November 2018

Kimberly-Clark Professional offers advice on how to improve washroom facilities within hospital and healthcare environments in order to meet the high hygiene standards required

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04 January 2017

Technology is playing an increasing part in all our lives – and the healthcare sector is no exception. But what effect does the use of hand-held devices for taking notes, checking symptoms and storing medical histories have on healthcare hygiene, asks Tork manufacturer SCA?

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05 May 2015

It only takes seconds to protect yourself against germs and prevent infections from spreading, but the majority of people still fail to wash their hands properly, Direct365 explains

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11 July 2014

Lynne Goodman, marketing and PR director at HandryersUK, highlights some of the hand hygiene initiatives and innovations that are being trialled in hospitals around the world to prevent the spread of infection

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02 May 2014

Chris Packham from EnviroDerm Services looks at the impact of skin damage on hand hygiene in health care and the practical measures that can be taken by those engaged in ensuring a clean and hygienic environment

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03 February 2014

It is no longer enough to just be achieving high hygienic standards in hospitals, like justice itself, infection control teams need to be seen to be achieving high hygiene standards.

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24 July 2013

Karl King, training and product development manager at Rentokil Specialist Hygiene discusses the challenges of specialist hygiene

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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18 May 2016

Metsä Tissue is pleased to introduce the new Katrin Inclusive Range of Dispensers, to enhance ease of use for public washrooms. This new range takes into account the needs of a wide selection of users, including children, the elderly and those who are visually impaired or have physical disabilities.

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20 October 2014

Air tex super absorbent pulp based wipe

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20 October 2015

Stylish and reliable soap, paper and toilet roll dispensers

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25 January 2016

Washroom hygiene processes are the core of ABC hygiene's service offerings

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20 October 2014

Anti-Bacterial hand gel

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09 May 2016

Microburst® 3000Battery-Free Dispensing Systems

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17 June 2015

A comprehensive range of ...

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20 October 2014

Luxury disposable washroom hand towels

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10 August 2015

From Paper towels, Blue centre feed and Toilet rolls we offer a wide range of cost effective paper systems, for example 2 rolls of our coreless paper system equates to 9 rolls of branded toilet paper.

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10 August 2015

Suitable for any washroom these durable and reliable dispensers feature a none drip nozzle, with a wide range of refills available.

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17 June 2015

A full range of metal products including ...

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20 October 2014

Soft delicate

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17 June 2015

Complete hygiene solutions for health care

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10 August 2015

We provide a range of energy efficient, high performance hand dryers to suit your individual requirements.

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20 October 2014

Probably the only cleaner required and one of the most powerful and versatile cleaners available.

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