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#hygiene

# hygiene - Monday 6 February, 2017

A live insect, human nail and cigarette butt just some of the things found in food last year

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland received over 3,200 complaints last year.

# hygiene - Monday 9 May, 2016

These five Dublin restaurants were closed over food safety concerns last month

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland have issued a total of 28 closure orders so far this year.

# hygiene - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Is it better to shower in the morning or at night? Chance Of Showers This post contains a poll

Is it better to shower in the morning or at night?

An age old question.

# hygiene - Saturday 22 August, 2015

# hygiene - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Some Irish hospitals could stand to be a lot cleaner...

Health watchdog HIQA has released details of six unannounced inspections at hospitals around the country.

# hygiene - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Do astronauts shower while they're in space?

No, but they don’t stink. Here’s how.

# hygiene - Thursday 2 April, 2015

An Irish-made perfume smells better the more you sweat

It releases more aroma when in contact with moisture.

# hygiene - Friday 20 March, 2015

Surprise hospital checks uncover dirty portable toilets and mattresses

HIQA says all hospitals could do more to improve hand hygiene.

# hygiene - Monday 9 February, 2015

# hygiene - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Most of us plan to wash less, once water charges come in...

A company’s gone to the trouble of commissioning a poll….

# hygiene - Sunday 27 July, 2014

What can your nails tell you about your health?

More than you’d probably like to know.

# hygiene - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Here's how this bus could change homeless people's lives

There are over 3,500 people living on the streets in San Francisco.

# hygiene - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

China detains five over expired meat sold to McDonald's, KFC

US food supplier OSI is caught up in scandal involving out-of-date meat being mixed with fresh product or re-labelled.

# hygiene - Monday 20 January, 2014

SUSI restores grant funding for 39 dental nursing and hygiene students

Questions had been raised about the eligibility of dental nursing and hygiene students at UCC and Trinity.

# hygiene - Friday 20 December, 2013

Surprise inspection of Holles St finds grime encrusted window sills and dusty incubator

The report from HIQA found that just 45 per cent of hand washing opportunities had been taken.

# hygiene - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Would this superbug make you wash your hands more often?

The bug was drawn for a HSE competition to raise awareness of microbes.

# hygiene - Monday 11 November, 2013

Twenty per cent of people don't wash their hands after using public toilets

A new survey reveals men are twice as bad as women and the hospitality sector is particularly bad.

# hygiene - Saturday 9 November, 2013

End of an era: slopping out to officially end in Mountjoy this month

Twelve per cent of prisoners are currently forced to ‘slop out’ but the Prison Service says things are gradually changing.

# hygiene - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Ennis Hospital the shining light in poor HIQA hygiene reports

Four other hospitals, including the Mater and St. Vincent’s in Dublin, were found to have unclean environments that posed risks to patients.

Inspectors to revisit Nenagh Hospital after finding 'unclean environment'

Improvements in cleanliness are needed at the Tipperary hospital, said health watchdog HIQA.

# hygiene - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Seven businesses handed closure orders over food safety

Two restaurants in Dublin and two premises in Kerry are amongst the businesses affected.

# hygiene - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Patients at infection risk due to poor hand-hygiene

HIQA has found that a number of hospitals, including St. James in Dublin, are falling below required hand-hygiene standards.

# hygiene - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Drugs fridge in unsecure area left unlocked at Beaumont Hospital

Hygiene issues identified during an assessment by HIQA may have presented a ‘serious risk’ to patients, a report also found.

# hygiene - Friday 16 August, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# hygiene - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge This company wants to bring ‘bum wipes’ to your bathroom Number Two This post contains a poll

This company wants to bring ‘bum wipes’ to your bathroom

Loo roll is “primitive”, apparently.

# hygiene - Friday 1 February, 2013

New 'non-sticky' chewing gum to hit Irish market

Revolymer says its Rev7 gum is removable and degradable, and can be easily cleaned from streets or clothes.

# hygiene - Monday 3 December, 2012

Public warned over winter vomiting bug in St Vincent’s Hospital

Visiting restrictions are in place at the hospital in response to a “particularly virulent” form of the winter vomiting bug.

# hygiene - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

One third of doctors don't wash their hands between patients - report

An audit by the HSE shows the Mater private hospital in Dublin had the highest rate of compliance with hand hygiene.

# hygiene - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Fourfold increase in food safety enforcement orders in July

The Food Safety Authority said it will not hold back in taking action against businesses that fail to comply with food safety legislation.

# hygiene - Monday 30 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth in the shower? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth in the shower?

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# hygiene - Monday 2 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: Do you wash your feet in the shower? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you wash your feet in the shower?

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*no really)

# hygiene - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Seven enforcement orders issued by Food Safety Authority in May

Meanwhile, the HSE prosecuted a Tesco Extra branch in Carton Park, Maynooth after customer complaints over chicken.

# hygiene - Monday 28 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge No flies on them: Chinese city bans flies from public toilets Swat This post contains images

No flies on them: Chinese city bans flies from public toilets

Meanwhile Beijing authorities have said two flies are allowed in the lavatories at any one time…

# hygiene - Friday 11 May, 2012

‘Hygiene deficits’ at nursing home where seven died from flu

A HIQA report also found that there were insufficient staff on duty to cope with the outbreak.

# hygiene - Thursday 26 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge How clean is your handbag? Ewww

How clean is your handbag?

If you’re an average person… the answer is: not very.

# hygiene - Monday 23 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: liquid handwash or bar of soap? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

The burning question*: liquid handwash or bar of soap?

This and very Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# hygiene - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Live insects, a tooth and a dead rodent: found in food here last year

The FSAI says complaints to its advice line increased by 13 per cent last year.

# hygiene - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Deep clean under way at Belfast neo-natal ward

Four more babies were found to have the infection which is already believed to be responsible for the deaths of three infants at the unit.

# hygiene - Friday 16 December, 2011

Poll: Do you buy bottled water? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you buy bottled water?

In light of a new survey on the safety of bottled water, we ask: Do you buy bottled water? Do you think it is convenient… or a waste of money?

# hygiene - Monday 5 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth before or after breakfast? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth before or after breakfast?

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

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