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Infection Control Articles


Nursing cuts will affect infection control

15th March 2011

Progress on tackling hospital infections in Scotland could come under threat with nursing cuts.

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the week: issue 176, 10 - 16 Dec

21st December 2010

The week provides need-to-know news, consultations and events for chief executives and their teams.

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Soluble needles for mass jabs

24th August 2010

Micro-needles that dissolve like stitches could also deliver anti-microbials to prevent infection.

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Petting zoos under threat

14th June 2010

Health inquiry is expected to lead to strict new measures for petting zoos and family days out.

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Hygiene codes failed at health trust

18th June 2009

The CQC said the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has failed to meet government infection control standards.

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Infection control warning to NHS

3rd April 2009

The Care Quality Commission says a small group of NHS trusts are potentially putting patients at risk due to poor infection control.

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Homerton infection control practices

5th March 2009

The Healthcare Commission has said that Homerton has made necessary improvements in infection control.

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GPs checked on prescribing antibiotics

17th December 2008

GPs face a crackdown on 'inappropriate' use of antibiotics.

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Ashford and St Peter's improves infection control practices

13th October 2008

The Healthcare Commission announced Ashford and St Peter's has made necessary improvements.

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CRS unable to cope with superbugs

14th August 2008

Buckinghamshire Hospitals found the Cerner system was unable to cope with its superbug monitoring.

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