New Research from Addenbrookes

Congratulations to the team at  Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK who have investigated the airborne risk from SARS-CoV-2 in two of their wards. Although still to be peer reviewed the work has generated some good data Detection of airborne virus is a difficult process due to air samplers which can damage the target viruses In addition … Read more

How technology is helping to encourage people back to the office safely

With the recent announcement that the majority of Coronavirus restrictions will end on July 19th and the end of official guidance for people to work from home, employers everywhere have some difficult decisions on their hands. While some major companies have opted to make remote working the future, other employers are keen to reintroduce people to … Read more

Now is the Time to Plan for Winter

Summer days and outdoor living helps us to forget about covid.  When autumn returns and we gather indoors the risk of infection will rise again.  It has always been this way with colds and flu.  Now we have a determined enemy that won’t release us from its grasp. The scientists know that ventilation is the key.   The UK governments … Read more

How can hospitals improve ventilation?

It’s been a busy few weeks in the House of Commons as MPs debate the effectiveness of the UK government’s coronavirus response. While there’s no doubt that the past 15 months have presented politicians with impossible decisions and extremely challenging circumstances in which to operate, there was one admission recently by the Health Secretary , … Read more

The next infection control solution is coming out from the dark – are you ready for it?

Never before in any time during history has anyone been more focused on infection control. If the past eighteen months have taught us anything, it’s the importance of handwashing, social distancing, and mask-wearing in restricting the spread of viruses. As the nationwide lockdown continues to ease in the UK, everyone is looking forward to a … Read more