UK student designs anti-infection invention

'Flo' bracelets dispense sanitizing liquid

By Healthcare Facilities Today
September 5, 2013

Maddy Conaghan demonstrates her invention
Brighton University

Brighton University student Maddy Conaghan, 22,  has come up with a way to cut the risk of spreading infections during hospital rounds.

According to an article on the Brighton and Hove News web site, Conaghan's 'Flo' bracelets are worn around the wrist so doctors and nurses do not have to find a hygiene dispenser between seeing patients. When the doctor or nurse has finished with a patient, he or she rubs the devices and a sanitizing liquid is dispensed to be rubbed on to the hands and forearms.

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