At Vernacare, we like to talk about the issues that affect the people that use our products. But we also want to share our thoughts with you. In our blog section, you can read our posts which range from preventing cross-infection, to the place we call home and the people that make Vernacare a brand that we're proud to share with the world.
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Transmission based precautions for infection control – the latest advice
Transmission based precautions are basic infection control measures that can help to prevent the spread of infection within medical faciliti…
Standard precautions for infection control - the latest advice
Standard infection control precautions (SICPs) are the minimum infection prevention practices that apply in all patient care settings, to pr…
NHS Test and Trace - Expert Advice
Confused about the NHS’s Test and Trace service? We spoke with an infection prevention expert to find out everything you need to know about…
Prevent infection with a hands-free hospital macerator
The healthcare industry has faced huge challenges through the Covid-19 pandemic, there is now an opportunity to transform healthcare facilit…
Covid-19: Expert Advice on PPE
We spoke with Carole Hallam, an Independent Nurse Consultant in Infection Prevention, to get her opinion on the use of personal protective…
Bedpan Washer or Hospital Macerator?
Human waste disposal is an important consideration in healthcare facilities. Human waste can be infectious, so it is crucial that all proces…
Celebrating International Nurses Day through Covid-19
International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world on the 12th May, Florence Nightingales Birthday, to celebrate her remarkable achieve…
What is a Hospital Macerator?
More than 50 years ago Vernacare transformed patient toileting by introducing the single-use system, to help reduce cross-infection risk and…
VernaPeople - Meet Kerem Ilhan
In this edition of VernaPeople, we introduce you to Kerem Ilhan. If you haven’t had the chance to meet him yet, now is your chance!
4 Reasons you Should Invest More in Infection Prevention
Globally, 1 in 10 patients contract an infection whilst receiving care, these are commonly referred to as Healthcare Associated Infection’s…
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Four ways we can all support our healthcare professionals
As the coronavirus pandemic unfolds, healthcare professionals globally are fighting the virus on the front line. Whilst you may feel helples…