Focus: Environmental Services

Hospital hit by lethal infection is still dirty, according to parents of patients

April 12, 2019

Parents of children being treated for cancer have complained about cleanliness standards at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Glasgow, Scotland. weeks after a young patient died from a rare fungal infection, according to an article on The Sunday Post website.

Two families have made official complaints claiming the wards are not being cleaned properly and accusing staff of failing to treat the issue seriously.

The complaints say that standards fell after the government inspections. They say wards are not being cleaned properly while some staff showed a lackadaisical attitude over the risk of infection.

The complaints reference levels of dust dirty floors and toilets not cleaned properly.

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