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Pal donates infection control supplies to Sierra Leone Hospital

Boxes of aprons, Medipal wipes and skin cleansing wash cloths are on their way to the Holy Spirit Hospital, Sierra Leone, following a donation by Lutterworth firm, Pal International. The donation is part of a 20-ft container making its way to the ...

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Infection fears leave businesses facing wave of customer boycotts

As businesses prepare to reopen their doors following the latest national lockdown measures, new research reveals that many companies across the country are facing millions more in lost revenues due to customer fears around infection risk. According to the nationally-representative ...

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Robert Scott reveals cleaning trends for businesses in 2021

Cleaning manufacturer and distributor Robert Scott has identified three major trends emerging for 2021 based on its latest customer research. The three key trends cover infection control; visibility and frequency of cleaning; and increased sustainability and are predicted to govern ...

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Inivos launches new Workplace Infection Prevention Assessment

Infection prevention and control experts, Inivos, has launched its new Workplace Infection Prevention Assessment to identify and address contamination risks – including COVID-19. The assessment is designed to help business leaders in any sector ensure that their workplace is COVID-secure ...

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NHS staff use new infection control bags to prevent the spread of Covid-19 from hospitals

  Thousands of frontline NHS workers across the UK have been given innovative water-soluble infection control laundry bags to prevent the spread of Covid-19 from the workplace. Some 46,400 bags have been donated to health and social care providers across ...

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ISSA launches online course to help cleaners combat coronavirus

In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) international pandemic, ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has launched the GBAC Fundamentals Online Course. This virtual seminar from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of ISSA, is designed to empower cleaning ...

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BICSc publishes guidance on infection control and outbreak decontamination

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) had produced new guidance notes to help in the fight against Covid-19. Produced by the Institute’s technical team the guidance documents cover: Infection Control Awareness – This document details how infections are spread ...

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B&M Waste advise healthcare professionals about clinical waste

There is often confusion in the medical profession about clinical waste; what is classed as hazardous offensive waste and what is infectious waste? Those in the medical profession are worried about infection control and lack of training can often lead ...

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GV Health delivers infection control equipment and disinfectants to Chinese hospitals

UK infection control company GV Health has delivered 9.5 tonnes of infection control equipment and healthcare disinfectants for use by medical staff in Chinese hospitals. Following an initial approach to the company’s office in Beijing from a government agency, the Chinese embassy ...

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Vet practices admit they need to get tough on infections 

New research from the professional division of Miele has revealed that the majority of UK vet practices feel the need to get tougher in the fight against infectious diseases, with many currently struggling to follow hygiene best practice. However, vets ...

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