Category list : Infection control
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An investigation into the design of a flagship hospital in Scotland has been launched after the death of a child who had caught an infection from pigeon droppings while being treated there.
The director of nursing at a trust in North East England has praised staff for helping to reduce the number of patients falling ill with a Clostridium difficile infection while under their care by almost a third.
No children aged under 12 are being allowed to visit a hospital trust at any time at present, in order to try and limit the spread of norovirus in the region.
Community nurse beliefs about infection prevention influence whether they comply with prevention protocols more than their actual knowledge of how to comply, according to new US research.
This article discusses how student assessment can be improved by using a competency assessment tool (CAT), based on the example of the aseptic non-touch technique CAT
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Nursing staff at a hospital trust in Yorkshire are celebrating being a year free of the superbug MRSA for the first time.
A community infection prevention nurse has been named Wales Nurse of the Year at an annual Royal College of Nursing event.
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the biggest threats to global health.
Privacy curtains in hospitals can become breeding grounds for resistant bacteria, posing a threat to patient safety, according to a small study from Canada.