Cleaning; sterilising and Infection Prevention and Control

Kristie Popkiss1 1St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospitals, PO Box 1254, Midland, WA 6936   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 2 School of Public Health, University of...
  • September 5, 2018
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Dr Tara Anderson1 1Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000,   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,   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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