Hospitals slammed for not using copper surfaces

Hospitals criticised for not using copper handles by Tom Elliott, consultant microbiologist and deputy medical director at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation

"Hospital estates and facilities managers are putting aesthetics and cost before the safety of patients"

“Are we letting plumbers decide on the type of taps we use? And, if so, why aren’t infection prevention people in on this debate?”

Read the full article here
www.buildingbetterhealthcare.co.uk/news/article_page/Hospitals_slammed_for_shunning_bugbusting_copper_surfaces/91907/cn46040

Dortrend can offer copper anti-microbial handles which gradually become a very pleasing bronze colour as they age.
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