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.
If copper is just too expensive for your stretched budget we can also supply our TouchClean® anti-bacterial handles at much more affordable prices. Ask us for details

Featured products View all of our products »

ANTATIFM1 Large bathroom turn

A large anti-ligature bathroom turn that can be supplied in clutch anti-barricade or...

READ MORE

19rcrnr

19mm non-return lever on rose  Available in an array of finishes please contact the sales...

READ MORE

3015hrcrss

30x15mm Half Round section lever on a rose pictured in satin stainless steel and mirror polished...

READ MORE

ZZ32

32 Series Hat and Coat Hook available in brass, satin chrome and polished chrome 

READ MORE

De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex View project »

© 2018 Dortrend International Ltd. All rights reserved.

86a Blackpole West Trading Estate, Worcester, Worcestershire WR3 8TJ

tel: +44 (0) 1299 827837 fax: +44 (0) 1299 827094 email: sales@dortrend.co.uk