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Microbial Migration in a Clinical Setting

If someone is admitted to hospital with an infectious disease there is always a risk that  disease can spread. MRSA and viruses like it can, if left unchecked, infect entire hospital wards at an alarming rate leaving those recovering from other conditions or operations weak and vulnerable. Because hospitals can’t ever be closed environments, controlling […]

Dual Machines

Infection control solutions are a vital component in any facilities efforts to keep patients or residents safe against a harmful outbreak of disease. A properly equipped, well designed sluice/dirty utility room provides a nexus against the spread of infection – especially when a robust infection control policy is written around it. Where sluice/dirty utility rooms […]

Consideration of Equipment for a New Build

Whether you’re building a care home or a hospital, getting your sluice/dirty utility/pan room right is crucial. Not just from a layout point of view but where it sits within the building too. Position it in the wrong place and have too few in your facility and you’re forcing clinicians or carers to walk too […]

Is your Washer Disinfector Infectious?

A sluice/dirty utility/pan room is designed to do one thing – protect you and your fellow clinicians from contracting an infectious disease. It does it in a number of ways but that is its overarching purpose. It achieves this – initially – through its design. Correctly designed sluice/dirty utility/pan rooms have a natural flow to […]