Year: 2017

What is MRSA

MRSA is the most common hospital acquired infection costing the NHS around one billion pounds per year. MRSA is part of the Staphylococcus family of bacteria. As with any form of bacteria, they are constantly mutating creating new strains, each with subtle genetic mutations that make it different. Staphylococci are carried on the surface of […]

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BioClad’s 2-Hour Benchmark

At the end of May, the US Defence Department researchers found that a woman in the USA was carrying bacteria that is resistant to ‘antibiotics of last resort’. The woman carried a strain of E.coli that is resistant to the antibiotic colistin, used as a last resort drug against the more dangerous types of superbug, […]

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Antimicrobial Wall Cladding at West London Mental Health

BioClad Wall Cladding

BioClad wall cladding ensures the highest standards of hygiene in commercial environments. Suppliers of antimicrobial wall cladding that offers superior resistance to bacteria. Hygiene is an essential issue in commercial premises and in places such as schools, leisure centres and kitchens it is of the utmost importance to maintain high standards of cleanliness. Hygienic wall […]

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Commercial Kitchens – A Case for Antimicrobial Cladding

In September 2016, the UK Food Standards Agency found that almost 30,000 businesses, or 6.4% of the total, had failed their inspections, including more than 7,000 takeaways and 8,000 restaurants. The analysis revealed a huge variation in hygiene levels across the country, with some local authorities failing large numbers of food establishments and others failing […]

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Go for the Cure, but Don’t Forget Prevention!

Last month, the Sepsis Trust challenged the Department of Health’s estimates for the numbers of people dying from superbugs in the UK, claiming that their estimate of 5,000 deaths per annum was flawed and that the true figure is more like 12,000. If the Sepsis Trust are right, this means that superbugs now kill more […]

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