Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Infection Control News

Health Europa brings you the latest Infection Control News from across the field of European Health & Social Care. We take a look into the disciplines concerned in the prevention of health-associated infection.

Orbel: improving the habit of hand hygiene

Orbel: improving the habit of hand hygiene

Orbel is a patented, wearable hand sanitiser designed to drastically reduce the spread of infection. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated two million...
healthcare-associated infections

Reducing the risk of healthcare-associated infections

Nova Biologicals presents a systematic and proven approach to reducing Clostridium difficile and many other healthcare-associated infections.
The next step in antimicrobial surface and personal protection technology

The next step in antimicrobial surface and personal protection technology

Goldshield’s innovation could help combat the global issue of healthcare-associated infection, including COVID-19. Goldshield Technologies was founded in 2008 by Tom Higgins, an expert in...
How to eliminate an obvious source of hospital infection

How to eliminate an obvious source of hospital infection

Silentia offers a strategic solution to infection control in healthcare facilities. Hygiene is a key focus at hospitals to prevent the spread of bacteria, infections,...
automated handwashing

Automated handwashing technology to redefine hand hygiene

CleanTech standardises automated handwashing in 12 seconds, removing more than 99.9% of pathogens, reducing risk of infection, and improving hygiene performance. IT is widely accepted...

Australian respirator manufacturer at the forefront of COVID-19

CleanSpace Technology is delivering a revolution in respiratory protection for the healthcare sector. CleanSpace® Technology, an Australian company that designs and manufactures next-generation respirators, has...
Safeguarding at-risk essential service facilities from COVID-19

Safeguarding at-risk essential service facilities from COVID-19

New Australian card-to-card technology safeguards at-risk essential service facilities from COVID-19 by automating initial contact tracing protocols. As essential services such as health and aged...
Reduce the risks of infection when using ultrasound

Reduce the risks of infection when using ultrasound

Ultrasound infection prevention includes properly covering the transducer, eliminating the risks posed by ultrasound gel, and disinfecting the probe post-procedure. Medical facilities exist to care...
uvc disinfection luminaires

Exploring the advantages of UVC disinfection

LED Direct is committed to leveraging UVC radiation in the global fight against COVID-19. At LED Direct we supply LED lighting and smart home products...
Revolutionising ozone disinfection as a state-of-the-art technology

Revolutionising ozone disinfection as a state-of-the-art technology

STERISAFE deploys the most advanced ozone technology for room decontamination and surface disinfection. Though discussions regarding ozone as a disinfection method may seem relatively new,...
Engineering healthy buildings with UVC LEDs in a post-COVID-19 world

Engineering healthy buildings with UVC LEDs in a post-COVID-19 world

UVC LEDs provide effective, efficient disinfection of air, water and the high-touch surfaces where they are most needed. The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the worldwide...
Infection prevention and control in the workplace

Infection prevention and control in the workplace

Get Ready sets a standard for integrated resilience. For over 12 years, Get Ready has developed IPAC and infectious disease outbreak programmes for hospitals and...
New interoperable, EU-wide track and trace gateway implemented    

New interoperable, EU-wide track and trace gateway implemented    

The European Commission has implemented an EU-wide interoperable ‘gateway’ linked to contact tracing and warning apps. To break the chain of COVID-19 infections across borders...
New angle in hard surface disinfection

New angle in hard surface disinfection

MoonBeam™3 Disinfection Technology©: UVC technology adds assurance to patient outcomes. Evidence indicates many frequently touched surfaces are not cleaned consistently in healthcare environments. Unfortunately, data...
Reducing antimicrobial resistance with copper

Reducing antimicrobial resistance with copper

Antimicrobial resistance is a growing issue across the globe, and one company is addressing its burden on healthcare through the innovative use of copper. The...
Researchers provide recommendations to fix England’s test and trace

Researchers provide recommendations to fix England’s test and trace

Health researchers have provided a series of recommendations to fix the struggling test, trace, and isolate system in England. The researchers from the University College...
Herd immunity a ‘dangerous fallacy’ according to researchers

Herd immunity a ‘dangerous fallacy’ according to researchers

Herd immunity is a ‘dangerous fallacy’ according to 80 researchers who have penned an open letter published in The Lancet. The researchers warn that a...
The benefits of DuPont Tedlar PVF films for healthcare applications

The benefits of DuPont Tedlar PVF films for healthcare applications

DuPont Tedlar PVF films offer unique, durable surface protection with exceptional chemical resistance and cleanability. The global healthcare sector is one of the largest and...
Mandatory, touch-free workplace hand sanitisation

Mandatory, touch-free workplace hand sanitisation

Steriloc is a cost effective, efficient, robust, and environmentally friendly automatic hand sanitisation system which enables staff, customers, visitors or students to ensure they...
Infection Prevention – invest into health and avoid paying for disease

Infection Prevention – invest into health and avoid paying for disease

HARTMANN GROUP has developed a new programme to prevent and control healthcare-associated infections. Healthcare-associated infections have been a challenge before the COVID-19 pandemic and they...

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