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Pauline MacDonald


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    Infection control blog: New year, new health and social care regulatorSubscription

    18 December, 2008

    Infection control specialist and Nursing Times blogger Pauline Macdonald on a new regulatory landscape in health and social care

  • Infection control blog: Success and shameSubscription

    6 October, 2008Comments (1)

    ‘It seems that saving lives is not exciting enough to knock the financial crisis off the media stage’

  • Blog: We should welcome the HPV vaccine with open armsSubscription

    5 August, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009Comments (4)

    Pauline MacDonald on the essential introduction of the UK's most expensive vaccine

  • Blog: Is a measles epidemic inevitable?Subscription

    7 July, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009Comments (1)

    I struggled to choose a topic for my first blog. Should I consider the battle against healthcare associated infections (HCAI), the government’s controversial 'bare below the elbow' or 'deep cleaning' initiatives, or the HPV immunisation programme due to start in September 2008?

  • Hot TopicSubscription

    18 February, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    ‘Effective infection control will require long-term investment in all care settings’