DIY tattoo kits are advertised extensively on the internet and there is evidence that many such kits, mainly originating from China, are being supplied in the UK. Last updated: Tuesday, […]

There is widespread misconception that sharps or needlestick infections are associated only with the bloodborne virus Hepatitis B and HIV, and that since no such infections have been recorded among waste […]


Since the beginning of November 2010, the Health Protection Agency (HPA) has recorded 43 outbreaks of norovirus infection in hospitals. Of these, 39 have led to ward closures. Last updated: Thursday, […]

“Police suspect discarded biomedical material could be finding its way into city hospitals to be reused; say possibility of doctors being involved in racket cannot be ruled out. Last updated: […]