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Short sleeved gowns

Hi all,Is anyone using short sleeve surgical gowns for medium/high risk pathways, particularly within Critical Care?If anyone is using short sleeved gowns, are you able to share details of how this was facilitated?


Use of ice/ cooling methods in clinical practice

Hi there, could you advise on what your Health Boards are using to cool skin post laser therapy please? Department's preference is ice but obvious difficulties with regards to making, storage etc.


steam mops

Does anybody have any information/guidance relating to the use of steam mops?


Silicone toilet brushes

Hi has anyone seen any new guidance/research on these being preferable to traditional brushes?


Donning, Doffing and decontamination of powered hoods SOP/ guidance/ training package

I have been asked to provide training for donning, doffing and decontamination of powered hoods. Would you be kind enough to share whatever donning guidance or relevant notes you might have. I would be grateful for whatever heads-up assistance I can...


Water management

HiCan anyone recommend a water management course for IPN's ?


Covid temperature screening

Hello! Is anyone still using temperature recording products as part of covid screening alongside symptom questions?


Hepa Filters

Hello,Has any one introduced HEPA filter units into hospital wards or bays? If you have, how have you measured their effectiveness. Thank you in advance     


Fogging in a Covid contaminated environment

Hi,I am trying to get some information on how effective fogging is in decontaminating a covid exposed environment.Background: we have inpatient rehab beds, all are single occupancy  with ensuite facilities.Carpeted throughout, I know not ideal b...


Job description for Trust Decontamination Lead

Am looking for a job description/role profile for a Trust decontamination Lead is anyone has one that they are willing to share.  Thanks in anticipation.