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