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Latest news stories and opinions about the Dental, GP and Care Industries. For your ease of use, we have established categories under which you can source the relevant articles and news items.

Infection Control

22nd December 2014

Manual handling

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Introduction On a daily basis everyone worldwide carries out some activity that involves manual handling. From the moment we get up...

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18th December 2014

Legionnaire’s disease

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Employers have a duty of care to their healthcare workers and service users and this duty includes the control of...

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12th December 2014

Influenza – it’s in the workplace again!

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

It’s that time of year when many people experience symptoms of the flu. Healthcare workers are at high risk of...

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02nd December 2014

Infection Control – Environmental Considerations

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

The built environment has an important part to play in the management and prevention of cross contamination of pathogenic microorganisms....

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14th November 2014

Infection control courses and the importance of training

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Employers have a duty of care to their healthcare workers and need to provide suitable and sufficient instruction, information and...

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31st October 2014

Infection Control – Information, Instruction and Training

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Information, instruction and training for healthcare workers has evolved. This blog explores those changes and why those changes are important...

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17th October 2014

Infection control policy and the importance of risk assessment

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

An infection control policy is required within every workplace environment. An infection control policy in an office setting will be...

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10th October 2014

Infection Control Surveillance

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

In this blog the importance of monitoring and surveillance for infection control purposes will be explored. Global Sharing of information Monitoring through...

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19th September 2014

Reducing and preventing the transmission of HCAI in the workplace

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

In this article I will review hand hygiene methods and the importance of raising awareness of reducing and preventing the...

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12th September 2014

What is the Difference Between Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilisation?

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilisation are three terms used a lot when discussing infection control. In this blog I will explore...

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