A UK based specialist plumbing supplier has published industry guidance directed at the NHS which offers practical and concise advice and information on appropriate medical-grade plumbing equipment used for hand-washing and hygiene best practices.
Online PR News – 01-January-2013 – Hertfordshire, UK – A Hertfordshire based specialist plumbing supplier has published industry guidance directed at the National Health Service and other medical organisations, which offers practical and concise advice and information on appropriate medical-grade plumbing equipment used for hand-washing and hygiene best practices.
Leading online plumbing supplier 'NotJustTaps' has identified that while a wide variety of organisations have a requirement for medical grade plumbing facilities – such as GP surgeries and hospitals to dental practices and opticians – they all share a consistent need for the highest levels of hand hygiene, as this is the considered the most critical means by which infection control can be implemented. As a result, 'NotJustTaps' has released guidance to be considered in conjunction with existing information available from bodies such as the CQC and local PCT authorities. The newly available information offers direct practical advice with regards to the provision of specialist equipment for hand washing and hygiene practices which are used by those working in medical fields.
The guidance outlines the specific requirements for medical grade plumbing on a practical level and details the compatibility of various plumbing components to their intended use, such as no-overflow sinks and basins or extended level elbow/sensor/knee operated taps found in surgeries. 'NotJustTaps' also includes supplementary advice surrounding hand sanitisation, soap dispenser and pedal bin locations which can also be a huge factor in infection control within facilities.
For any questions regarding advice on or compatibility of medical plumbing products, please contact the 'NotJustTaps' technical sales department on the number below. 'NotJustTaps' is a UK based leading plumbing supplier who specialise in the medical plumbing niche. They provide a comprehensive range of high quality plumbing supplies, equipment and components to meet the need of the UK medical industry. For further information please visit www.notjusttaps.co.uk or alternatively contact 01923 268843.