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Bumper Study year for the AHCP!

Written by Web master Thursday, 18 September 2014 14:06

get-qualifiedWe are having a bumper study year! Since our conference, I have been promoting the scholarship programme around the regions and to date I am aware of 12 successful applications (with a few more not disclosed as yet). 

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Free student spaces for Treatment Technologies Seminar

Written by Web master Thursday, 18 September 2014 14:02

bywaters truckThe Healthcare Waste and Resources Research Group will be hosting a CIWM-approved seminar focusing on treatment technologies and recovering value from healthcare waste, on Thursday September 25.

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Antimicrobial resistance and the use of disinfectants and antiseptics

Written by Delia Cannings Wednesday, 27 August 2014 07:56

his-logoA new review by the Healthcare Infection Society attempts to answer the question ‘Should we be worried about reduced susceptibility to disinfectants and antiseptics in healthcare settings?’. It represents the current consensus view of a whole range of experts and opinion formers.

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Allergies, Modern Lifestyle and the Implications for Cleaning and Hygiene

Written by Delia Cannings Wednesday, 27 August 2014 07:19

allergiesA BBC2 Horizon programme “Allergies, modern life and me” shown today explores new understanding about allergic diseases and their link to microbial exposure. The programme looks at how our western lifestyle is impacting on our interactions with vital bacteria

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Ebola Virus Disease: What You Should Know and How to Manage the Risks

Written by Delia Cannings Wednesday, 27 August 2014 06:46

ifh152x132 lysolpartnerlogoThe International Forum on Home Hygiene (IFH) has published a new guide about working with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). The guide provides useful information on symptoms, transmission and how to manage the risk of infection for those who work in healthcare professions

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HSM Update

Written by Delia Cannings Friday, 22 August 2014 08:04

hsm-newsHealth & Safety Matters latest newsletter contains some articles and links members might find useful. Articles that caught my eye were Ladder Exchange 2014, which is the scheme giving you an opportunity to trade in any wonky old ladders and get a disount off a new one; and a reminder about the dangers of unguarded machinery from HSE

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End of Summer Update

Written by Web master Tuesday, 19 August 2014 09:43

andrew-jones-2014We are well into the summer months now and no doubt you will all be returning refreshed and preparing for the challenges as we move forward to another round of winter planning.

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Positive messages are the way to promote recycling

Written by Delia Cannings Tuesday, 19 August 2014 09:13

Positive-RecyclingA new study has shown that positive messages are the way to promote recycling. People with a negative view of recycling are more likely to change their attitude after seeing positive messages about the benefits.

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PAM - Joint AHCP - HEFMA - HCA One Day Conference

Written by Andrew Jones Monday, 11 August 2014 00:00

PAM-2014We are very pleased to announce the first joint one-day national conference between HEFMA, AHCP and the HCA. The topic of this first joint national conference will be around the Premises Assured Model for soft services (PAM).

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PAS 5748 Review - July 2014

Written by Web master Monday, 04 August 2014 10:38

pas5748Following involvement as requested by AHCP for members to be included on the PAS review panel, two of the AHCP representatives share their own opinions

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BCC Annual Conference

Written by Delia Cannings Wednesday, 30 July 2014 17:52

bcc logo 152x152The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has announced its annual conference for 2014 will take place on 6th November in London

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2014 Conference Presentations Now Available

Written by Web master Tuesday, 01 July 2014 07:37

discussion-2014Presentations from the 2014 AHCP Conference are now available for members to view on the website. Conference was lead by Nigel Grinstead once more and the packed programme comprised more than 20 speakers over two and a half days

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2014 Showcase Entries and Winners

Written by Web master Monday, 30 June 2014 17:38

innovation-winner-2014Each year at conference exhibitors are invited to participate in the AHCP Exhibition Showcase award for the most innovative or original product or service. Delegates are invited to view the entries during conference and a winner is selected. View details of the entries in 2014 and find out who the overall winner was here.

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