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Study suggests hospital washrooms with jet air dryers carry more germs

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Hospital washrooms with jet air dryers may be at risk of spreading more germs than those using single-use paper towels according to a new expert pilot study. The study, funded by the European Tissue Symposium, ETS, was carried out over ...

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Overused and under-performing: why chemical disinfectants are contributing to ‘biocide resistance’

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Genesis Biosciences who, on the back of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) latest announcement on the rise of superbugs, explain why chemical disinfectants are playing such a key role in creating biocide resistance On 27 February the WHO issued a ...

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Mitie transforms hospital cleaning with Moptimus Prime

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Mitie has introduced a state-of-the-art cleaning robot to its cleaning service at Hinchingbrooke Hospital. Launched last month, the robot cleaner is custom-made for the hospital, transformed in the shape and appearance of an ambulance. Moptimus Prime uses a mapping system ...

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Mitie retains Hinchingbrooke Health Care deal

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Mitie’s Clean Environments business has retained its contract with Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust for a further three years. Mitie has been working with the Trust since 2009, and will continue to provide domestic cleaning services, waste collection, pest control and ...

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Growth set to continue for global cleaning chemicals market

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By 2020 the global industrial and institutional cleaning chemical market is expected to reach $51.4 billion (£41.3bn), according to market research company, Research and Markets. Currently valued at $41 billion (£32.9bn), the report states the market will show an annual ...

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APC Contech appoints Infection Prevention Products sales manager

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Rachel Field has joined APC Contech, part of the Advanced Power Components group, as sales manager for Infection Prevention Products. Field will have nationwide responsibility for the promotion of the Codonics Radius3 UV-C disinfection system and will be highlighting its portability, ...

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Create an active 72 hour kill zone with Crebisol

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iVo Group launches Crebisol in the UK. A new generation biocidal solution that is both an extremely effective cleaner, and is certified to kill MRSA, Norovirus and C-Diff. Log 8+ reduction against MRSA, fully effective against Norovirus spores, and the ...

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ISS sees its way to a new deal at Moorfields

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ISS has retained its contract for providing healthcare cleaning services at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, the leading provider of eye health services in the UK and a world-class centre of excellence for ophthalmic research and education. ISS has ...

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