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Infection control courses and the importance of training

November 14, 2014
Employers have a duty of care to their healthcare workers and need to provide suitable and sufficient instruction, information and training. This is to ensure that the workforce are competent…
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Infection Control – Information, Instruction and Training

October 31, 2014
Information, instruction and training for healthcare workers has evolved. This blog explores those changes and why those changes are important in the world today. Duty of Care Employers have a…
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Infection control policy and the importance of risk assessment

October 17, 2014
An infection control policy is required within every workplace environment. An infection control policy in an office setting will be different to one in a dentist or GP surgery, or…
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Infection Control Surveillance

October 10, 2014
In this blog the importance of monitoring and surveillance for infection control purposes will be explored. Global Sharing of information Monitoring through surveillance programmes exist worldwide and representatives from different…
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Reducing and preventing the transmission of HCAI in the workplace

September 19, 2014
In this article I will review hand hygiene methods and the importance of raising awareness of reducing and preventing the transmission of HCAIs in the workplace. The burden of Healthcare…
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What is the Difference Between Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilisation?

September 12, 2014
Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilisation are three terms used a lot when discussing infection control. In this blog I will explore what they mean and the differences in the terminology. Cleaning…
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Hand hygiene – the beginning

August 29, 2014
This is the first of a series of articles over the coming weeks reviewing the importance of hand hygiene in the reduction of the transmission of pathogenic microorganism. Some of…
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What is Infection Control?

August 21, 2014
The term infection control is used throughout the healthcare sector and is an integral part of the industry. It relates to all aspects of health, welfare and the protection of…
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