Category list : Infection control
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“Ministers blew £650 MILLION on useless anti-flu drugs,” the Daily Mail reports.
Thinking of throwing a sicky? Your usual alibi might be a little less convincing after today’s report by The Independent that “Four in 10 Britons immune to flu symptoms, leading to hopes of a new vaccine”.
Hospital infection rates to be published weeklySubscription
Infection rates at English hospitals will be published online on a weekly basis, it has been announced.
How to prevent the spread of norovirusSubscription
Norovirus has a significant impact on healthcare resources. Nurses can help to prevent its spread by maintaining good hand hygiene and infection control measures
Man flu is real, reported the Daily Mirror. Many newspapers reported the news that scientists have found men suffer from flu more because they “invest in their spirit of adventure at the expense of their immune system” (TheDaily Telegraph).
“New test uses a single drop of blood to reveal entire history of viral infections,” The Guardian reports.
Older ‘swingers’ seeking sexual thrills are to blame for soaring rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), the Daily Mail has warned.
“A new study finds that detergent wipes are spreading bugs in hospitals,” The Daily Telegraph reports.
#LDnursechat discussed hearing impairments in the learning disabled population.
#NTtwitchat live debate: When is the right time for hand hygiene?VideoSubscription
Infection Prevention Society joined us for an #NTtwitchat special. Read the transcript here.