Special report: Ventilating hospitals 'key' to fight against COVID-19

We look at the latest evidence which shows how ventilation can have a positive impact on the control of pathogens in healthcare environments

picture of Ventilation is becoming an increasingly-crucial tool to enable hospitals to protect patients and staff from the spread of potentially-harmful pathogens

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LSI designs infection prevention and control simulation suite for GAMA Healthcare

The simulation suite will consist of a ward environment encompassing a two-bed ward, an isolation suite (with en suite) ...

£149m to support increased care home testing

Care homes across the country will benefit from additional rapid testing to test staff twice a week to help protect ...

New 60-bed block completed at University Hospital Limerick

Four-storey facility will improve the patient experience and enable improved infection prevention and control

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Premier awarded contract to provide COVID-19 testing sites across the UK

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Specifying pure water systems for disinfection processes

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1,700 GP practices contribute patient data for COVID-19 research

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Case study: Sherwood Forest NHS minimises the risk of Pseudomonas

Engineering risk assessment minimises the risk of Pseudomonas aeruginosa contamination and saves lives

A specialist approach for sterile facilities

Garry Horrocks from BES discusses the importance of managing the financial and operational risk associated with ...

Government delivers 250,000 clear face masks to support people with hearing loss

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COMMENT: How hospitals can prepare for the next challenges of COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated change in NHS hospitals, and healthcare staff must embrace it to deal with the ...