Month: October 2019

Havers SM1, Martin E1, Wilson A2, Hall L3 1Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, QUT, Kelvin Grove QLD, Australia 2Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, Sydney NSW, Australia 3School of Public Health, University of Queensland, Herston, QLD, Australia...
  • October 30, 2019
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M. Alfayyadh1,2, D. A. Collins3, S. Tempone4, R. McCann4, P. K. Armstrong4, A. Cook1 and T. V. Riley3,5,6 1School of Population and Global Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia; 2Thi-Qar Public Health Division, Ministry of Health, Iraq; 3School...
  • October 23, 2019
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Karen Carey1  1Consumer Advocate Infection prevention and control remains one of health’s great challenges with the potential to cause massive disruption to our lives and potentially many deaths and great illness, often avoidable. The public, health consumers and patients have...
  • October 23, 2019
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Rebecca McCann1, Simone Tempone2, Michelle Stirling3 1Healthcare Associated Infection Unit, Department of Health, 189 Royal Street, EAST PERTH, Western Australia, 6004. 2Healthcare Associated Infection Unit, Department of Health, 189 Royal Street, EAST PERTH, Western Australia, 6004. 3Healthcare Associated Infection Unit,...
  • October 15, 2019
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Helen Van Gessel1 1Western Australian Country Health Service Background and Aim The Hospital Acquired Complications (HACs) program of the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care is based on two main premises • That provision of relevant and...
  • October 15, 2019
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Terry McAuley1 1STEAM Consulting Pty Ltd, PO Box 2249 Greenvale VIC 3059, terry@steamconsulting.com.au The current edition of AS/NZS4187 was published in December 2014. Since that time two amendments have been published, the most recent released on May 7th, 2019. Amendment...
  • October 15, 2019
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Professor Brett G Mitchell1 1School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia Point prevalence studies identify that pneumonia is the most common healthcare associated infection. However, non-ventilator associated healthcare associated pneumonia (HAP) is both underreported and understudied....
  • October 15, 2019
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Ellie Golling1 1St John WA, 209 Great Eastern Highway, Belmont, Western Australia, 6104, ellie.golling@stjohnambulance.com.au Ambulance personnel are at a high risk of exposure to pathogens as a direct result of the nature of their roles. Factors that contribute to the...
  • October 15, 2019
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Evonne T Curran, NursD1 1Glasgow Caledonian University In this presentation, I am going to look at the evidence used to support national recommendations as to when disinfectants should be used in healthcare settings. I will apply 2 ‘critical’ tests to...
  • October 15, 2019
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L Bloomfield1,2,A Burroughs3, A Beswick2, A Bowen4, R McCann2, P Armstrong2 1Edith Cowan University, School of Medical and Health Sciences, Joondalup Dr, Joondalup WA 6027 2WA Department of Health, Communicable Disease Control Directorate, 189 Royal St East Perth WA 6004...
  • October 15, 2019
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