'Deep clean' to include IT6th November 2007
An NHS â€śdeep cleanâ€? plan to tackle infections such as MRSA and Clostridium difficile is to extend to IT and telephone equipment.
They have been included in the Department of Healthâ€™s list of items be subjected to rigorous cleansing with every hospital in Britain to undergo a ward-by-ward deep clean within the next year to rid them of superbugs.
The NHS has now published guidance on what may be included in a deep clean, including cleaning of telephones and IT equipment, as well as dismantling and cleaning beds and bedrails, ultrasonic cleaning and de-cluttering.
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Title: 'Deep clean' to include IT
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 4691
Date Added: 6th Nov 2007