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A well-known care home provider has been fined £3m following the death of a resident at an Essex nursing home after he contracted Legionnaires’ disease.
A UK health trust has been fined for failing to control the risk to patients from exposure to legionella bacteria in its water systems.
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In May 2016 the Department of Health released new Guidance for Safe Water in Healthcare documentation, Health Technical Memorandum HTM04-01.
We are delighted that Dr Florian Dibbern, Managing Director of our filter partner Aqua free Membrane technologies GmbH is speaking at the IHEEM Healthcare Estates conference in Manchester today at 11am in the Water and Infection Control Theatre . In addition to discussing the technology involved with re-processable water membrane filters, Dr Dibbern will also [...]
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been fined £50,000 for failing to control legionella. The Health Trust, which runs the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, was sentenced after a joint investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Sussex Police identified a history of failing to manage the deadly waterborne [...]
IHEEM Republic of Ireland Branch Technical Meeting Wednesday 19th November 2014 5pm to 7:00pm in the Auditorium in The Academic Centre, Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin ISOLATION ROOMS IN HEALTHCARE 5:00 – 5:30 Registration & networking with sandwiches/tea & Coffee provided. 5:30 – Michael Gerarghty – Managing Director - Entropic Ltd The Requirements for HTM 03-01 [...]
Care homes need to reassess their control strategies for Legionella bacteria to ensure residents are protected from the potentially fatal Legionnaires’ Disease. This is the clear message from the Health and Safety Executive, who have released the second edition of the HSG220 Health and Safety in Care Homes document, which includes chapters on the control [...]
An NHS Trust has been fined after it was found likely to have exposed workers to potentially fatal asbestos material for more than a decade at its three hospitals in Hertfordshire. Between April 2000 and December 2011, the estates team at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust was maintaining buildings at Watford General Hospital, Hemel Hempstead [...]