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! ProEconomy’s 2016 Highlights For me, some of the highlights have included: 30 new Orca systems installed. I really feel that copper and silver ionisation is making […]
E. coli Infections According to the Department of Health, E. coli infections represent 65% of gram-negative infections. They reportedly 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. The worst performers having more than 5 times the […]
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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. What Is Stenotrophomonas maltophilia? S. maltophilia is associated with wet surfaces and aqueous solutions. Its cells have the ability to survive with minimal nutrients, in drinking water, ultrapure water, treated water and […]
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. This minimises the risk of infection associated with all waterborne pathogens. This applies to other waterborne pathogens, not just Legionella. Therefore, safety procedures also […]
Follow the link below and check out the the ProEconomy August 2016 Newsletter. This issue 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 us during […]
Potentially harmful germs can be found as far away as 6 feet from the toilet after flushing.
LEAP 3 Legionella is potentially deadly, especially to immune-suppressed hospitals’ patients, such as the very young and the elderly. Therefore, 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 […] via Legionella and Environmental […]
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. […]