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The growing threat of antimicrobial resistance

The growing threat of antimicrobial resistance

Pierre Meulien, Executive Director of Innovative Medicines Initiative, discusses the urgency of multisectoral care in treating drug-resistant infections. While great strides have been made in the...
Nova Biologicals explores pathogen contamination in the home

Nova Biologicals explores pathogen contamination in the home

Are viruses, bacteria, or moulds in your home a threat to your family’s health? In this Special Report, Nova Biologicals explores the importance of...
Investigating bacteria behind hospital infections with SMART Designs Tool

Investigating bacteria behind hospital infections with SMART Designs Tool

A new tool has been developed using SMART CRISPRi technology which is designed to help identify and tackle causes of E. faecalis-related diseases and...
Comprehensive UVC disinfection with Finsen Tech

Comprehensive UVC disinfection with Finsen Tech

Finsen Tech offers products specifically tailored for disinfection of both whole rooms and individual objects using ultraviolet radiation. Finsen Tech is an international Environmental Protection...
Report calls for urgent action to drive down surgical site infections

Report calls for urgent action to drive down surgical site infections

The ‘Time to Act’ report has highlighted that one in 20 patients who undergo a surgical procedure in the NHS contract a surgical site...
Discover the UVC products and services helping to prevent HCAI’s

Discover the UVC products and services helping to prevent HCAIs

Finsen Tech provides UVC products and services that contribute to the prevention and reduction of Healthcare-Associated Infections (HCAIs). Finsen Tech deliver scientifically proven, cost effective,...
Meningococcus B vaccine shows 79% effectiveness

Meningococcus B vaccine shows 79% effectiveness

A vaccine for the deadly Meningococcus B has been shown to have 79% effectiveness in patients under the age of 18. Meningococcus group B is...

Nova Biologicals: high standard microbiological testing service

Under the leadership of Paul J Pearce, Ph.D., Nova Biologicals has provided microbiological testing services to businesses and households across the globe since 1993. Nova...
Dealing with antimicrobial resistance during COVID-19

Dealing with antimicrobial resistance during COVID-19

To coincide with Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2020, a new report of case studies has been published that gives a platform to people living with...
Hygiene compliance in preventing healthcare-associated infections

Hygiene compliance in preventing healthcare-associated infections

Bacterial screenings at Stockholm’s Karolinska University Hospital enabled researchers to identify and alleviate infection risks. Up to one in 10 hospital patients will develop a...
Environmental hygiene in healthcare with Clean Hospitals

Environmental hygiene in healthcare with Clean Hospitals

HEQ speaks with Clean Hospitals about the importance of healthcare environmental hygiene for patient safety. The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown into sharp relief a number...
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.
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,...
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...
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 wound bioburden with antimicrobial dressings

Reducing wound bioburden with antimicrobial dressings

HEQ examines the role of dressings with antimicrobial properties in treating and preventing wound infection. The increased prevalence of antimicrobial dressings in wound care can...
Salmonella linked to autoimmune responses, arthritis, and Alzheimer's

Salmonella linked to autoimmune responses, arthritis, and Alzheimer’s

New research has shown that Salmonella infections can cause autoimmune responses and arthritis in animals, and has presented a possible link to neurodegenerative diseases. The...
Infection control market expected to reach €26.63bn by 2025

Infection control market expected to reach €26.63bn by 2025

Analysis has shown that the infection control market is expected of reach in excess of USD €26.63bn by 2025. The infection control market expected to...
Mental Health Awareness Week: COVID-19 mental health research

Mental Health Awareness Week: COVID-19 mental health research

Mental Health Awareness week takes place from 18 – 22 May, and, during the COVID-19 crisis ensuring good mental health is more important than...
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...

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