Cleaning; sterilising and Infection Prevention and Control

Kristie Popkiss1 1St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospitals, PO Box 1254, Midland, WA 6936 Kristie.Popkiss@sjog.org.au   Compliance with AS/NZS 4187:2014 can be challenging, confusing and costly. Executive, Governance and stakeholder engagement is essential to succeed, but where...
  • October 31, 2018
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Lisa Hall1,2, Brett Mitchell3, Nicholas Graves1, Adrian Barnett1, Kate Halton1, David Paterson4, Thomas Riley5, Anne Gardner1, Katie Page1, Alison Farrington2,Christian Gericke3,6 1 Queensland University of Technology, GPO Box 2434, Brisbane, QLD, 4001 nicholas.graves@qut.edu.au 2 School of Public Health, University of...
  • September 5, 2018
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Dr Tara Anderson1 1Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000, tara.anderson@ths.tas.gov.au   Environmental surface contamination has been increasingly recognised as an important contribution to the transmission of pathogens in healthcare. Our understanding of optimal cleaning and disinfection has improved considerably over the...
  • August 17, 2018
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Terry McAuley1 1 STEAM Consulting Pty Ltd, PO BOX 2249 Greenvale VIC 3059, terry@steamconsulting.com.au   AS/NZS4815:2006 is still a current Australian Standard for reprocessing of reusable medical devices in office-based practices. However, hospital based and publicly funded community health services...
  • August 10, 2018
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