Tag Archives: superbugs

Fighting MRSA with Hospital Cleaning and Hygiene

At the end of August 2011, the fantastic news was revealed that the number of MRSA Super Bug fatalities in the United Kingdom was at an all-time low.  Alongside this, it was reported that the number of people dying with … Continue reading

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Stop the Spread of Germs and Infections in Hospitals with Copper

At least 5,000 patients die of complications due to infections they acquired  in hospitals each year. 9% of patients in UK hospitals pick up an infection that they did not have before they arrived. A hand contaminated with Influenza A … Continue reading

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Bats in the Belfry & Pigeons in your Loft

Joe Grundy of The Archers was 88 years old this year and for as long as I’ve listened to that melodic dum,di-dum,di-dum,di-da tune, (it’s actually a Maypole dance called Barwick Green) he has moaned and groaned about his Farmers Lung … Continue reading

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Winter Flu Jab Warning 2010 – Swine Flu Revisited

Many people especially older ones susceptible to flu and other winter ailments have got into the habit of having a seasonal flu jab as we enter autumn. Millions of people are regularly vaccinated including the long term sick, people in … Continue reading

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Only The Good Die Young – the hidden dangers lurking in the wet and damp

The unexpected death of Andy Holmes the double Olympic gold medallist from Weil’s at the early age of 51 brings this age old disease under the spot light. Here in Northern Europe we tend not to worry about it thinking … Continue reading

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