Search Tag: hygiene needs

Executive Health Management

Copper Destroys MRSA in Touch Contamination

2016 23 Feb

New research from the University of Southampton shows that copper can destroy MRSA spread by touching and fingertip contamination of surfaces, setting it apart from other antimicrobial surfaces and shedding new light on how it works.   Frequently-touched surfaces in busy areas – such as hospitals – are at high risk of community-acquired and healthcare-associated... Read more

Executive Health Management

Treating Patients with Dignity

2015 23 Apr

A study by Brunel University, London suggests that health and social care professionals put a different emphasis on the meaning of dignity than their patients do. The study has uncovered a gap between what patients expect and the focus of care professionals. The study included 33 health and social care professionals in eight focus groups. The participants described... Read more