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NHS: Infectious Diseases

Volume 488: debated on Wednesday 25 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what research his Department has carried out on the effectiveness of Clinell in the elimination of bacteria and viruses in NHS hospitals. (257304)

The Department has not undertaken any research on the efficacy of Clinell in preventing viral and bacterial infections in hospitals. However, the Rapid Review Panel has concluded that more research and development is required before Clinell wipes are ready for evaluation in practice.