Log In
Monday 11th December 2017

Steam cleaning in superbug battle

2nd March 2009

The fight to rid hospitals in Scotland of infections such as MRSA and Clostridium difficile is to be stepped up.

Hospitals are to get 250 more regular steam cleaning machines under a £400,000 investment from the Scottish Government. Twenty machines are already available, but the investment will mean every health board has its own equipment. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde will get 61 of the cleaning machines, which cost £1,600 each. NHS Lothian will receive 32 machines while NHS Grampian will have 22.


Share this page


There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!

Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

Article Information

Title: Steam cleaning in superbug battle
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 10409
Date Added: 2nd Mar 2009


BBC News

Recent Related Articles

New GP contract in Scotland


Add to scrapbook
Show Comments
Add comment
Find all related articles


Mayden - Innovative cloud-based applications for healthcare
© Mayden Foundation 2017