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How COVID-19 has changed healthcare cleaning procedures forever

14 July, 2020 by Jim Bottomley*

How have cleaning procedures changed and what will they look like in the 'new normal' of the post-COVID-19 world?

Reshaping risk with COVID-19

11 July, 2020 by Dr Jan Gralton and Professor Anne Duggan, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Since January, guidance for safe and high-quality health care during the pandemic has been rapidly developed by a range of organisations.

Leadership in food safety management

18 June, 2020 by Andrew Thomson, Think ST Solutions

All too familiar food safety problems persist at unacceptably high rates.

3D printing shields healthcare workers

29 April, 2020

University of Wollongong researchers are pooling resources and expertise to develop face shields for our healthcare professionals.

Willingness to work questioned amid PPE shortage

27 April, 2020

An ECU research project reveals that difficulty accessing PPE is forcing healthcare workers to question their willingness to work.

Disinfection of high-touch surfaces is critical at this time

21 April, 2020

With the spread of COVID-19, it is critical that high-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected frequently or as needed.

Biosafety certification to mitigate infection risk in public places

09 April, 2020

A management system has been devised to help restart economic activity by providing best practices to help minimise the risks of spreading epidemics in crowded places.

Pure South hand sanitisers and disinfectants

06 April, 2020

Pure South's hand sanitisers and disinfectants are reported to provide up to 24 hours of continuous protection and kill 99.99% of germs and bacteria.

PPE insufficient, say Qld's frontline doctors

03 April, 2020

A survey reveals that more than 70% of Queensland doctors at the frontline of the COVID-19 crisis do not have sufficient personal protection equipment.

Antimicrobial testing prioritised

31 March, 2020

Antimicrobial testing provider Mérieux NutriSciences Australia has prioritised the testing of sanitation products to ensure results are rapidly provided to manufacturers.

Consultation open on digital mental health standards

02 March, 2020

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care is calling on consumers, carers, clinicians, service providers and interested stakeholders to provide feedback on the draft standards.

Airepure Australia HEPA filter testing

01 February, 2020

Airepure NATA-certified technicians can replace gel seal or gasket seal HEPA filters within your existing installations and perform HEPA filter integrity testing to meet Australian Standards and healthcare regulations.

Tools launched to assist frontline emergency care staff

19 November, 2019

A national initiative will support time-critical work and informed decision-making of frontline hospital emergency department (ED) clinicians through the use of patients' My Health Record (MHR).

The future of aged-care facilities and how they can prepare

12 November, 2019 by Warren Burke*

With a growing demand for improved lifestyles, aged-care facilities face higher expectations than ever before to provide superior services and amenities.

Tokyo tops 100 best hospital cities list

18 October, 2019

Which three Australian cities ranked in the top 20 best hospital cities in the world?

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