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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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
In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, healthcare facilities are being transformed with a renewed focus on infection prevention. One key change…
Covid-19: Expert Advice on PPE
Carole Hallam, Independent Nurse Consultant in Infection Prevention, has shared her expert opinion on the use of personal protective equipme…
Bedpan Washer or Hospital Macerator?
Human waste can be infectious, so it is crucial that all processes minimise the infection risk. We compared the two most common methods of…
Celebrating International Nurses Day through Covid-19
International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world on the 12th May, Florence Nightingales birthday. Today we want to recognise the amaz…
What is a Hospital Macerator?
A hospital macerator is a human waste disposal machine, found in sluice rooms, designed to hygienically dispose of single use pulp bedpan’s,…
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 and vomit…