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Improper removal of personal protective equipment contaminates healthcare workers

More than one-third of healthcare workers were contaminated with multi-drug resistant organisms, or MDRO, after caring for patients colonized or infected with the bacteria, according to a study in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. The study found that 39 percent of workers made errors in… Read More »

Pharmacy chain leaks personal details of 24,000 workers – BBC News

A major pharmacy chain has apologised after admitting sensitive employee information was leaked. The details of more than 24,000 staff and locum workers employed by the Manchester-based Well Pharmacy group were accidentally included in an email. The leaked data included names, addresses, phone and payroll numbers and email addresses. The company has stressed that no… Read More »