Thursday, November 26, 2020

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.

COVID-19: controlling infections in CT exam areas

COVID-19: controlling infections in CT exam areas

Controlling infections can be difficult in tight spaces. In a new article, radiologists from Shanghai have highlighted the measures taken during CT examination processes...
UK Government pledges £600m for infection control in care homes

UK Government pledges £600m for infection control in care homes

Boris Johnson has today pledged £600m in funding for infection control in care homes. Speaking at Prime Minister’s Questions today, the British Prime Minister, Boris...
HSE advises healthcare workers to ensure RPE is correctly fitted

HSE advises healthcare workers to ensure RPE is correctly fitted

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) wants to ensure all healthcare workers are protected through the proper fitting of Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE). Britain’s national...
Telehealth and coronavirus: reducing the impact of the pandemic

Telehealth and coronavirus: reducing the impact of the pandemic

In a time of restricted movement, caring for patients can pose a number of challenges. However, telehealth is revolutionising how we practice care, and...
EpiGUARD: providing solutions for medical isolation and transportation

EpiGuard: providing solutions for medical isolation and transportation

EpiGuard offers solutions for medical isolation and transport systems that can help ease the burden on healthcare systems during disease pandemics and outbreaks. Established by...
Are face masks useful for stopping the spread of COVID-19?

Are face masks useful for stopping the spread of COVID-19?

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe face masks are in high demand – but are they effective? COVID-19 is arguably a preventable disease,...
SureWash: safe hand hygiene encouraged by augmented reality apps

SureWash: safe hand hygiene encouraged by augmented reality apps

SureWash, the Irish tech company, have stepped into the world of augmented reality apps and launched an interactive software system helping to promote safe...
Protecting the older population from the threat of coronavirus

Protecting the older population from the threat of coronavirus

What are we doing to protect the older population from the threat of coronavirus and other dangerous infectious diseases? The Soapy hygiene micro-station may...

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