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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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…
What is a Sluice Room? - Frequently asked questions
A sluice room is a critical area within all healthcare facilities, dedicated to the disposal of human waste products such as urine, faeces a…
VernaPeople - Meet Rob Wheat
In this edition of VernaPeople, we introduce you to Rob Wheat. If you haven’t had the chance to meet him yet, now is your chance!
Coronavirus – Everything you need to know
A new strain of coronavirus, that had not previously been identified, was detected in China in late December and has now spread internationa…
2020 Year of the Nurse and Midwife
WHO Director-General - Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus - “Nurses and midwives are the backbone of every health system: in 2020 we’re calling o…