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Why Use a Cleaning Efficacy Test For Your Washer Disinfector?

Washer disinfectors are essential to keep reusable bedpans safe for service users. Often in high demand and used multiple times a day, plastic and stainless-steel bedpans are part of day-to-day life in many hospitals and care homes. Due to their usage, bedpan hygiene must be carefully managed. Thorough disposal of waste, followed by scrupulous cleaning, […]

NHS Names DDC Dolphin a Preferred Supplier for Medical Pulp Macerators

Infection control specialist DDC Dolphin has been named an NHS preferred supplier for medical pulp macerators across the UK. NHS hospitals and care facilities can now choose DDC Dolphin sluice room macerators to dispose safely of medical pulp and human waste – protecting patients and staff from infection. DDC Dolphin is one of just two […]

Can a Dietary Strategy Reduce C. Diff Infection Rates?

Clostridium Difficile is one of the UK’s most prevalent HCAIs, with 24 people out of every 10,000 acquiring a C. Diff infection [1] C. Diff causes severe diarrhoea, with the consequences of catching the bacterial infection ranging from severe dehydration, colon damage or even death. Adults over the age of 65 are particularly at risk, […]

The 3 Major HCAI’s which are Denatured by your Washer Disinfector

DDC Dolphin washer disinfectors kill 99.99% of known bacteria. Where reusable bedpans are in circulation, their use should be considered essential. Even in the absence of enzymatic cleaners and detergents, washer disinfectors are effective in eliminating many microorganisms. Using steam to heat its chamber to 80 degrees Celsius, a washer disinfector will maintain this temperature […]

DDC Dolphin Supports Charity Cycle

Martin Priest, Chairman of DDC Dolphin presents a fundraising cheque to Marketing Director Zoe Holiday for The British Heart Foundation in support of her completing a charity cycle ride from Vietnam to Cambodia. Zoe, who spent 9 months preparing for the challenge said the experience was inspiring. ‘It was very hot and humid and we […]

What is a Sluice Room?

When we consider the question of ‘what is a sluice room’, the first response should be ‘very important indeed!’ But what exactly does a sluice room do, and why is it so critical? The sluice room is a closed area found in hospitals, care homes and special needs schools; it may also be present in […]