Federal decision to abolish Cleaning Services Guidelines

As part of Repeal Day on 23 March 2014, the Federal Government announced that it would cease a number of regulatory arrangements that are administered by the Department of Employment and apply to Australian Government procurements. One of these changes is the abolishment of guidelines for cleaners employed on government contracts; which will take effect

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US reports on HAI prevention

On any given day, approximately one in 25 US patients has at least one infection contracted during the course of their hospital care, adding up to about 722,000 infections in 2011, according to new data from the (US) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This information is an update to previous CDC estimates of healthcare-associated

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