Category Archives: Health

Take control – A useful guide to preventing and controlling infections

PREVENTING INFECTION Infection prevention controls, such as Standard Infection Control Precautions (SICPs), are the most important defence in preventing infection and onward transmission. Here are some useful resources to help…

The issue of tissue

Topical applications guide to skin care management for residents is welcomed When Health Improvement Manager Joyce O’Hare visited the Grove Care Home in Elgin to advise on some policy issues…

Bloodstream infection alert for care services

Care services should pay particular attention to the management of people with urinary tract infections (UTI) to prevent secondary infection of Escherichia coli – a serious bloodstream infection that occurs…