Needlestick injuries

Needle stick injuries in the NHS

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Our experts are handling two cases involving needle injuries at a hospital in Portsmouth. The dirty needles were placed in the ordinary waste instead of the special 'sharps' containers. Read the full case here. More …

APIL responds to the draft Health and Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations 2013

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The impetus behind this Direction was to prevent workers from needlestick injuries in light of the risk of infection from serious blood borne infections such as Hepatitis B and C and HIV. More …