Infection Prevention

17th April 2019

thermosept® PAA for the disinfection of flexible endoscopes

thermosept® PAA is a two component disinfection system specifically designed for use in Automated Endoscope Reprocessors (AED). Combining efficacy, excellent material compatibility and short contact times, thermosept […]
13th February 2019

Improving sepsis outcomes with advanced mass spectrometry

Rushana Hussain, Clinical Scientist, Royal Bolton Hospital discusses improved clinical outcomes of sepsis thanks to Bruker’s Sepsityper diagnostic kit.  Hospitals worldwide are overwhelmed with the prevalence of […]
14th December 2018

Protecting and enhancing your surgical instrument assets

Stainless steel is the metal used most often for surgical instruments because the metal is strong, can withstand extremes in temperature and resists rust. The primary […]
13th December 2018

Hospital joins forces to reduce hip and knee replacement surgery infections

Wrightington Hospital, part of Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, (WWL) has joined forces with 30 organisations across the NHS to reduce infections from MSSA […]
27th November 2018

New thermosept® X-tra – outstanding cleaning performance with cost savings

schülke – experts in infection prevention and control – have just introduced new thermosept® X-tra, an innovative detergent for the safe and gentle cleaning of instruments […]
19th November 2018

Pseudalert: Rapid identification of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a waterborne bacterium that presents a significant, life-threatening risk to vulnerable populations within healthcare and hospital environments such as neo-nates, patients undergoing chemotherapy […]
6th November 2018

iM Med makes an impact at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Since moving to iM Med there are no worries over equipment and performance in the endoscope reprocessing units at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Imperial College […]
30th October 2018

Independent experts identify increased accuracy in IDEXX Legiolert for identifying Legionnaire’s Disease

IDEXX, the global leader in rapid microbiological testing for water, has shared the results of a new potable water study carried out by independent water microbiology […]
31st August 2018

Is a lubricant a contaminant or a crucial necessity in infection control?

Matthew Peskett, MD at Peskett Solutions asks: is a lubricant a contaminant or a crucial necessity for maintaining the proper operation of a surgical instrument? Most […]