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Care Home fined £2,500 after failing to notify authorities of a positive legionella test

By Water

A care provider which failed to notify the Care Quality Commission in line with legal requirements has been issued with fines totalling £2,500. CQC issued two fixed penalty notices to Molescroft Nursing Home (Holdings) Limited following the provider’s failure to inform the commission about a positive legionella test result, and of changes to the management at Holy Name Care Home…

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Pseudomonas; posing a potentially fatal risk to whom exactly?

By Giles Green

As the Department of Health has recently published an addendum to Hospital Technical Memorandum 04-01 to include specific legislation on Pseudomonas aeruginosa, it seems everyone has a lot of work to do and not much time to do it…Or do they? Because although pseudomonas presents potentially fatal consequences to some people, it doesn’t to everybody, therefore you need to make…

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