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Good governance for food safety management

23 March, 2021 by Andrew Thomson*

It's time for the health- and aged-care sectors to move beyond meeting minimum compliance requirements and strive for business excellence in food safety management systems.

Infection control practices need a post-COVID update

25 February, 2021 by Dr Cathryn Murphy, Adjunct Honorary Associate Professor at Bond University*

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed vulnerabilities in how infection control is managed within the Australian healthcare system.

Review recognises violent reality of working in hospitals

18 February, 2021

The Anderson Review into hospital security reveals the bloody and violent reality confronting hospital workers across NSW, according to the Health Services Union.

Optimising osteoporosis care throughout Asia–Pacific

31 January, 2021

APCO has launched pan-Asia–Pacific clinical practice standards for the screening, diagnosis and management of osteoporosis, targeting a broad range of high-risk groups.

Securing trust in the global vaccine supply chain

20 January, 2021

Billions of vaccines are needed urgently across the world. How can demand be met quickly, efficiently and securely?

Bollé Safety Ninka eye shield

01 January, 2021

Ninka protective eyewear is specifically designed for the healthcare and service industries, for use where there are dangers associated with splashes and droplets.

Epworth Richmond kitchen achieves international standard

11 December, 2020

Epworth HealthCare has achieved an international standard for its hospital kitchen, receiving the ISO 22000:2018 rating for its food safety management system.

Spike in global pre-orders for contactless tap

03 December, 2020

Zip Water invented the HydroTap Touch-Free Wave earlier this year to meet shifting global customer demand brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Air filters for hospitals

02 November, 2020

An excerpt from a published technical article describing common air filters in hospital environments.

Cleaning vs sanitising vs disinfecting

02 November, 2020

Though these words are often used interchangeably, there are important differences between cleaning, sanitising and disinfecting.

NNT Uniforms Limited-edition celebration range

01 November, 2020

NNT Uniforms has created a limited-edition range of scrubs in honour of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale and the Year of the Nurse 2020.

The copper touch helps bring safety to surfaces

22 October, 2020

Products are available that focus on making touchpoints safe. But not all antimicrobial products are equal.

Keeping it real: people at the heart of health care

13 October, 2020 by Associate Professor Amanda Walker, Clinical Director, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Never has it been more critical to maintain a focus on person-centred care.

Endoscope washer disinfector water compliance — is reverse osmosis the answer?

01 October, 2020

Tristel has nearly three decades of experience in endoscopy, and developed the Tristel RA (Rinse Assure) System specifically for use with EWDs.

Have you seen Malmet's infection control solutions?

14 September, 2020 by Renelle Harrison

How the leading equipment for reprocessing reusable medical devices benefits an entire healthcare organisation.

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