Tagged: infection control

Consultation on HIV positive healthcare workers launched

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A consultation into relaxing the restrictions placed on the work that can be undertaken by HIV positive healthcare workers was launched today. This follows a review by a group of … Read more → – Consultation on HIV positive healthcare workers launched

Guidance on norovirus updated

The Department of Health welcomes the updated guidance on norovirus published today. Developed by the British Infection Association with other professional bodies, the updated guidance provides a more flexible approach … Read more → – Guidance on norovirus updated

Using technology to help fight hospital infections

An evaluation report on a new laundry system using ozone disinfection is available to help reduce healthcare associated infections. Ozone disinfection properties are well recognised and documented but its use … Read more → – Using technology to help fight hospital infections

The role of patient safety

The Department of Health’s White Paper, Equity and excellence: Liberating the NHS, puts safety services at the heart of its proposals.  The supporting consultation document on the development of an … Read more → – The role of patient safety