Germ warfare feature in Holyrood magazine looks at Care Commission’s work

by Scott Douglas

Friday, February 27th, 2009

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Innovative work by Scotland’s Care Watchdog to protect the very old and the very young from deadly bugs, has been featured by a leading political journal.

The latest issue of Holyrood Magazine carries a substantial interview with renowned bacteriology expert, Professor Hugh Pennington on the Government’s work to tackle hospital superbugs.

As part of its in-depth feature the magazine also carried a report on the Care Commission’s work to tackle infections outside of hosptial settings.

It reported on the appointment of highly experienced infection control specialist Gillian Stevenson as a specialist Nurse Consultant with the watchdog.

She will lead the fight against bugs in children’s nurseries and care homes for older people – find out more details by clicking here.


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