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Infection Control

29th March 2016

Coughs, sneezes and other nasties

Ginny Tyler Learning Disabilities Specialist

How easy is it to involve service users in basic infection control? I'm on the train again, which seems to be...

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16th December 2015

The (ANTT®) Approach

Dimitar Tenev

What is Aseptic Non Touch Technique (ANTT®)? Aseptic Non Touch Technique is a unique clinical practice framework developed in the 1990s...

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09th June 2015

The Infection Control Annual Statement

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

The Department of Health guidelines stipulates the type of information required within the Care Home Annual Statement. Care Homes are...

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29th May 2015

The hidden dangers of mould – part two

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Introduction In part one we reviewed mould and recommendations on how to prevent mould growth. In this part of a two...

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24th April 2015

The hidden dangers of mould – part one

Amanda Calberry

Introduction Whilst on holiday in Ireland recently, I had booked a holiday house and found, to my horror, large areas of...

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12th March 2015

Animals and infection control

Amanda Calberry

What are zoonoses? Zoonoses are diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans. The HSE reported that there are ‘approximately...

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26th February 2015

Infection control – soft furnishings

Amanda Calberry

Part of the infection control strategy for a work environment is to consider the role soft furnishings play in the...

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30th January 2015

Keyboards and infection prevention

Amanda Calberry

Have you ever wondered when using your keyboard what happens to the crumbs of that tasty sandwich you are eating...

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23rd January 2015

Viruses – prevent the spread in all workplaces

Amanda Calberry

Worldwide, the incidence of infections increases rapidly with the cold weather, and the spread of infectious pathogens such as the...

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16th January 2015

Infection control – environmental considerations when designing a room

Amanda Calberry

In this infection control blog we will review the environmental considerations of a room. Every building is different, with different...

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