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You’ve heard it many times before, from many people – make sure you wash your hands! There’s good reason for it – hand washing...

Since March of 2014 an epidemic of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has been spreading in West Africa. This is the largest EVD outbreak ever...

For most health care workers, infection control is a topic that doesn’t generate much excitement. And for many healthcare workers, infection control training consists...

The use of ultraviolet light systems is becoming more widely used in healthcare facilities for disinfecting patient and operating rooms.  Yet, ultraviolet lights systems...

More than voluntary and less than mandatory: What some hospitals have learned so far about implementing ‘get a flu shot or wear a mask’...

The recently launched meal-time patient hand hygiene initiative at Quinte Health Care (QHC) is having amazing results. The number of patients contracting antibiotic resistant...

A 73-year old woman is in hospital after surgery to remove a bowel cancer.  She is given broad-spectrum antibiotics to prevent infection at the...

Niagara Health System’s new hospital has numerous design features to battle spread of super bugs They’re the bane of hospitals and long-term care facilities across...

Seeing is believing. Germs can’t readily be seen on hands and surfaces but when hand hygiene is not top-of-mind, hospitals have undoubtedly seen related...

Pests in your hospital can do more than harm your reputation. Different pests can actually pose health threats to your staff and patients. And...