Tag Archives: norovirus

The case for hand washing as norovirus cases “surge”

Doctor reveals that gels are ineffective against it Good hand hygiene was deemed to be [...]

How soap and water washing can help reduce the impact of norovirus

Reducing the demands on health facilities is crucial at this time of year Norovirus – [...]

Norovirus: wash hands with soap and water in care home settings says HPSC

Guidance highlights the ineffectiveness of alcohol gels There has been an increase in the number [...]

Hand washing warning to care homes as norovirus cases reach ten year high

Highly infectious illness affecting many over 65 year olds Outbreaks of norovirus have reached “the [...]

Hand washing call as norovirus causes Community Hospital visitor closure

Warning that hand gels are ineffective against it Both inpatient wards at Bromyard Community Hospital [...]

How a lack of hand washing sinks worsened norovirus outbreak

“Significant” operational deficiencies identified at a restaurant Norovirus is often referred to – with good [...]

Childcare centres: hand washing guidance issued in New Zealand

“Gastro bug” outbreak centred on Napier and Hastings A total of seven childcare facilities as [...]