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New study reveals clean hands are good for business and wellbeing

Hand washing does not only protect us against disease – it can also bring happiness, wellbeing and business gains. This emerged in a new study commissioned by Tork manufacturer Essity in the run-up to Global Handwashing Day on October 15. ...

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Deb to showcase innovative hand hygiene programme

Hand hygiene and skin care specialist, Deb, will be showcasing its hand hygiene innovation at this year’s Infection Prevention Society (IPS) annual conference, the largest infection prevention and control exhibition in the UK. Taking place from Sunday 30th September to ...

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How to boost hand hygiene in a healthcare environment

For anyone working to provide cleaning services within a healthcare environment, it goes without saying hand hygiene should be top of mind. The truth is up to 80 per cent of infections are transmitted by hands; as soon as you ...

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Hand hygiene: infection prevention in focus in recent Westminster debate

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. The debate addressed the use of electronic monitoring systems to measure hand ...

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Kimberly-Clark Professional provides top tips to fight infections on World Hand Hygiene Day

To support World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5, Kimberly-Clark Professional is sharing Five Ways to improve hand hygiene standards within a healthcare environment, in recognition of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) call to action for better hand hygiene to ...

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DebMed backs WHO’s global hand hygiene campaign

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. Each year, the SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign aims to ...

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On the farm: the importance of hygiene around animals  

Petting farms are loved by both young and old alike and with spring on the horizon, animal attractions are preparing for an influx of visitors who are keen to get hands-on and learn more about their inhabitants.  However, it’s important to ...

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Is Norovirus now the ‘summer vomiting bug’?

The outbreak of Norovirus at the World Athletics Championships in London is the latest in a spate of reports of the ‘winter vomiting bug’ making an unseasonal appearance. Traditionally associated with the colder winter months, the highly infectious illness has ...

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Social Enterprise launches new eco-foaming hand wash

New Honey Blossom Eco Foaming Hand Wash from the Social Enterprise, CLARITY, is launched into large organisations and the government to support the employment of blind, disabled and otherwise disadvantaged people. Developed in co-operation with the Cabinet Office and Interserve, ...

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Hot or Not? Hot-desking offices have dirtier desks, study finds

Study by Initial Washroom Hygiene finds microbiological activity is 18 per cent higher in hot-desking office environments A study released today (21 June) by Initial Washroom Hygiene has found that hot-desking workplaces may be less hygienic than those with fixed-desks, ...

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