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  • Global Handwashing Day


    It is Global Hand Washing Day today and we’ve chosen to mark the date by highlighting material from a recent library acquisition of African health posters, a number of which remind us all of the importance of hand washing and… Continue reading

  • Hospital Infection Society


    You may think that hospital infections like MRSA and C. difficile are 21st century phenomena, but this is not the case. The Hospital Infection Society was set up in 1979 to provide information to those interested in hospital acquired infections.… Continue reading

  • Centenary: Stacey Hopper, born 28 April 1909


    The artist Stacey Hopper was born exactly 100 years ago, at Aberaman, now part of the town of Aberdare, South Wales, on 28 April 1909. Thousands of people will have seen his work without knowing his name. His claim to… Continue reading