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2016 – Our Best Year Yet

By ProEconomy’s Managing Director, Byron Bedford. I wanted to thank all our clients and everyone that has made 2016 such a great year. It’s been our best year ever. For me some of the highlights have included:  30 new Orca systems installed. I really feel that copper and silver ionisation is making fantastic progress as […]

Posted on January 3, 2017

E. coli bigger killer than Legionella and Pseudomonas

It has been reported by the Department of Health that E. coli infections represent 65% of gram-negative infections and killed more than 5,500 NHS patients in 2015 and are set to cost the NHS £2.3 billion by 2018. There is also large variation in hospital infection rates, with the worst performers having more than 5 […]

Posted on December 5, 2016

Brexit, Biocides and Compliance

Brexit? Are you still acting legally?

Posted on November 10, 2016

Dialysis Water Filtration Systems – Which Contaminants will affect it?

Will your dialysis water filtration unit cope with your Legionella control method?

Posted on October 3, 2016

Biocide tolerance in microorganisms – is there a solution to this problem?

An article published in LinkedIn, by Dr V. Barbosa yesterday discusses isolation, analysis methods, and control measures for multi-drug resistant Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. S. maltophilia is associated with wet surfaces and aqueous solutions and its cells have the ability to survive with minimal nutrients, in drinking water, ultrapure water, treated water and dialysate effluent. It has […]

Posted on September 7, 2016

Sampling method for Stenotrophomonas maltophilia – an emerging pathogen

Following the publication of the new updated version of the HTM04-01 earlier this year, it is now necessary to ensure safety of all water used by patients, residents, staff and visitors to therefore minimise the risk of infection associated with all waterborne pathogens. This thus applies to other waterborne pathogens, not just Legionella. Therefore, safety […]

Posted on September 6, 2016

ProEconomy August 2016 Newsletter

Follow the link below and check out the content of the latest issue of our newsletter, which deals with topics like: “Could you contract Legionnaires’ disease from your toilet?” “The New HTM 04-01 – what is new? “The latest research on Legionella and risk management in hospitals.” “Details of how to have a drink with […]

Posted on August 30, 2016

Risks posed by germs in toilet plume after flushing toilets

Potentially harmful germs can be found as far away as 6 feet from the toilet after flushing.

Posted on August 19, 2016

Legionella and Environmental Action Platform – LEAP3 Event — Vera Barbosa’s Environmental Blog

It is well known that Legionella is potentially deadly, especially to immune-suppressed hospitals’ patients, such as the very young and the elderly and hence together with other pathogens it has to be kept under control in hospitals. I had the pleasure of attending the LEAP 3 event last Thursday, 23 June 2016, at the Discovery […] […]

Posted on June 27, 2016

News Flash!!! L.E.A.P 03 will discuss the new HTM 04-01

Following the recent publication of the new Health Technical Memorandum (HTM 04-01) 2016 earlier this month, the organizers of the third meeting of the Legionella and Environment Action Platform – L.E.A.P 03 have decided to include this hot topic as a discussion topic at some of the tables at the L.E.A.P 03 event.   There […]

Posted on June 13, 2016

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