• Hospital Curtains vs. Medical Privacy Screens – A Debate

    There was a time when hospital wards were large, open spaces with no consideration for patient privacy, and then the idea of the cubicle curtain was born. Suspended from ceiling-mounted rails, hospital privacy curtains are now sometimes made of antimicrobial synthetic fabrics, but even so, they are increasingly drawing criticism for their potential to harbour …

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  • Privacy Screens Restore Dignity to Changing Places

    In 2021, it will be a legal requirement for public venues to provide Changing Places facilities that give people with learning difficulties or physical limitations greater freedom to enjoy daily activities that most of us take for granted. A Changing Places toilet is much more than a standard accessible toilet, and must provide adequate space …

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  • Will There Be A Hospital Bed Shortage This Winter? (Not Necessarily, We Say)

    Each winter brings the same predictable ailments – influenza, gastroenteritis, bronchitis and pneumonia to name just a few – that with hospital-acquired infections such as MRSA, MSSA, E Coli and C Difficile, place an increased demand on hospital beds. But as the winter of 2020/21 approaches, the Acadamy of Medical Sciences in London has written …

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  • Medical Privacy Screens – New Line of Defence in Covid War

    Statistics for Healthcare-Associated Infections (HCIAs) are rising, particularly in the North West of England where a CEBM report in early October, stated that 24% of patients admitted to hospitals were infected and of these, 18% were due to contracting Covid-19 following admission. Ward managers and infection control teams are coming under increasing pressure as they …

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  • CleanScreen – It’s waterproof…!

    Another benefit of the Nojerm CleanScreen is that it is completely waterproof.  This unique feature makes it tough and durable product whilst being very easy to clean. Also, it is impossible to wash off the anti-bacterial additive as it is integrated into the product, rather than just applied to the surface.  Cleaners can clean with [...] More  →
  • The infection Quadrilateral

    The infection Quadrilateral diagram shows how infections can spread.  Nojerm products are developed to provide best-in-class surface hygiene. Check our our new medical privacy screen – CleanScreen, with built in anti-bac technology!

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  • This surface is clean – Really?

    It is no secret that two of the main pillars of Infection Prevention and Control are adherence to a thorough hand hygiene protocol, and proper environmental cleaning. Hands are parts of people, and people that work in hospitals are conscious that hygiene is a matter of importance. So to whatever extent, those hands do get …

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  • Bioverwhelmed

    Biofilm of antibiotic resistant bacteria, close-up view. Rod-shaped and spherical bacteria. Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Klebsiella, Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA Shutterstock Image. Copyright: Kateryna Kon Are we sleepwalking towards a pathogenic doom? Figures such as ‘five to ten years’ have been suggested as being all the time we have left to get on top …

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