Sarah Mimmack, Senior Nurse: Infection Prevention and Control Lead
, said: "Our surgical site infection rates are low and have consistently reduced since 2009.
The appendices outline a procedure for maintaining pH stability, describe actions taken by the District of Columbia to control lead
release, and summarize the results of the 2008 AWWA-DSWQC corrosion survey.
Angela Hopkins, the board's director of nursing and infection control lead
, said: "Reducing healthcare-associated infections is everyone's business to address and we are delighted to see the good progress that has been made in our nursing homes and GP practices.
Jo Luxmore, tobacco control lead
at Sandwell Primary Care Trust (PCT), said: "This additional service has been launched to make access to free help, support and advice even easier for Sandwell residents.
Christine McManus, North Tyneside PCT's infection, prevention and control lead
, said: "I am delighted that North Tyneside and Newcastle and PCTs are backing this campaign.
Jennie Dix, Infection Control Lead
Nurse for Middlesbrough PCT, said: "Our staff members work very hard to ensure that the community hospital is well maintained and that all patients receive the highest standard of care and a well balanced diet to aid their recovery.
Infection control lead
nurse Carole Hallam said: "I would urge people to think hard before they visit hospital if they have symptoms of nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, headaches and abdominal pain.
And just like in ``The English Patient,'' international forces beyond his control lead
to fatal romantic tragedy.
Current and on-going federal programs and activities to control lead
poisoning and identify lead paint hazards are described.
If the finding holds up, increasing vitamin C intake could be "a reasonable, cost-effective way to control lead
levels in the population," says author Joel A.
The task force report, "Putting the Pieces Together: Controlling Lead Hazards in the Nation's Housing," contains guidance ranging from maintenance standards and techniques to control lead
hazards to proposals for implementing protective state laws.
Dianne Woodall, County Durham and Darlington tobacco control lead
at Durham and Chester-le-Street Primary Care Trust, said: "It is estimated that in County Durham around 31% of adults smoke compared with around 26% in England.