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Tork supports World Hand Hygiene Day with interactive training

Tork’s interactive training for World Hand Hygiene Day

Some healthcare providers only practice proper hand hygiene less than half of the recommended time, according to studies. However, research from Tork manufacturer Essity reveals that around 80%... Arena joins dozens of facilities gaining GBAC STAR Facility Reaccreditation Arena gains GBAC STAR Facility Reaccreditation

The Arena in Los Angeles, California, recently completed the reaccreditation process for GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a Division of...
Genesis Biosciences joins consortium to tackle antimicrobial resistance

Genesis joins antimicrobial resistance consortium

Genesis Biosciences has joined the COMBAT AMR consortium, which aims to understand and control the emergence and dissemination of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in complex drain biofilms. Under...
The moment(um) is now: Healthcare Cleaning Forum highlights healthcare environmental hygiene

Healthcare environmental hygiene, the moment(um) is now

On 16 May 2024, Interclean Amsterdam’s Healthcare Cleaning Forum (HCF) will open its doors for the third time at the RAI Amsterdam. The unique one-day international conference is dedicated...
Sodexo and Essity partner with Infection Prevention Society for third ECD conference

Sodexo and Essity partner for third IPS ECD Conference

Sodexo and Essity have partnered with the Infection Prevention Society (IPS) for the third Environment Cleaning and Decontamination (ECD) conference, to tackle the future of the built environment. ...
Churchill retains partnership with the South Central Ambulance Service

Churchill retains ambulance service partnership

Churchill has retained its partnership with the South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS). The relationship began over a decade ago and now includes two successful re-tenders. The core contract is...
P-Wave extends NHS cancer warnings for men campaign to stadiums and large venues

P-Wave extends NHS blood in pee cancer warnings campaign

As part of a major drive to catch cancers earlier when they are easier to treat, P-Wave has partnered with the NHS on a cancer awareness campaign to encourage men to consult their GPs if they see...
Industry leader calls on Government to lead targeted hand hygiene campaign

Industry leader calls for Government-led hand hygiene campaign

A letter from former British Cleaning Council (BCC) Chairman Jim Melvin calling for the Government to take action on hand hygiene has been printed in The Times. In the letter, Jim Melvin, who is...
NHS chooses P-Wave to deliver blood in pee cancer warnings for men

NHS picks P-Wave for blood in pee cancer warnings

Urinal mats in public places in England will begin to carry blood in pee cancer warnings for men, as part of a major new NHS earlier diagnosis drive. The NHS has chosen P-Wave – a leading...
Oxwash becomes first carbon-neutral laundry to attain EN 14065 accreditation and healthcare hygiene compliance

Oxwash attains EN 14065 accreditation

Oxwash has announced that the organisation is now officially EN 14065 accredited (certified by Atlas) at its 20,000 sq ft flagship facility, known as Big Blue. EN 14065 accreditation is the...

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