Coronavirus

21st July 2020

School child who created ‘Hugs in a Bag’ for care home residents gets to visit the home

A Surrey school pupil, who created ‘Hugs in a Bag’ for local care home residents during lockdown was able to visit the home in person last […]
21st July 2020

mikrozid® for surface disinfection against COVID-19

Effective cleaning of surfaces is essential to protect staff and residents from the risk of cross infection.  The mikrozid® range offers products for all areas of […]
20th July 2020

Covid reflections from hospital chaplains

As masks become compulsory in shops from Friday 24 July. Martin Abrams and Jan Fraser (pictured), chaplains at Southport and Ormskirk hospitals, reflect on their work […]
20th July 2020

Millions of people in the UK could be vaccinated against Covid-19

…as UK secures strong portfolio of promising vaccines The UK Government has secured early access to 90 million vaccine doses from the BioNtech/Pfizer alliance and Valneva […]
20th July 2020

Care home group reveals overhaul of H&S

Surrey care home group CHD Living reveals overhaul of health and safety policies to protect residents and staff from coronavirus CHD Living, which has 13 residences […]
19th July 2020

schulke introduces digital showbook of keynote articles

In these uncertain times, one certainty lies in the value of excellent infection prevention procedures… schulke is a globally respected leader in infection prevention and for […]
16th July 2020

Surgical instrument manufacturer chosen to package and sterilise 1.92 million items of PPE

Single Use Surgical*, part of Eakin Healthcare Group, have signed a contract to package and sterilise 1.92 million surgical isolation gowns – a move that will […]
14th July 2020

Action must be taken now to prepare for a second wave of COVID-19

Responding to the latest ONS COVID-19 mortality figures, Dr Layla McCay, a director at the NHS Confederation, said: “While the number of people known to be […]
14th July 2020

Intelligent automation: NHS deploys Rainbird COVID-19 risk assessment tool to protect front-line staff

The tool works alongside occupational health specialists as an automated risk assessor capable of identifying potentially vulnerable workers at scale, in real-time The fully auditable and […]