For a Greener NHS
The NHS has recently announced its commitment to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040, ten years ahead of the government’s target for the country as a whole. This bold and ambitious policy is a significant step towards addressing the global climate crisis and creating a more sustainable healthcare system. The NHS is the largest employer […]
TMV’s In Augmented Healthcare Applications: Pseudomonas Aeruginosa HCAI vs Scalding Risk. A Solution
Thermostatic mixing valves (TMV’s) are an integral part of many taps and showers currently being used in healthcare settings to regulate temperature and prevent scalding incidents. In a recent article published in (1) The Journal of Hospital Infection the risk of increased of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa contamination of TMV’s was highlighted particularly with regard to augmented […]
Why Choose Challis Ag+, What Do We Do Better?
We Provide Real, Tangible and Unique Client Added Value Compared to Our Competitors In Real Terms We Provide More for Less Quality & Reliability Read More Better Anti Microbial Protection Read More Better Security of Supply Chain Full UK Manufacture Read More Reduced Environmental Impact Meeting Net Zero Targets Read More Reduced Installation Requirement […]
Real Cost of a Water Bourne Pathogen Outbreak
You have not had a water pathogen outbreak for months and you think your water safety protocols are working just fine? OMG That’s when an unexpected outbreak can flare up from nowhere. Waterborne pathogens continue to be a significant and increasing source of HAIs in healthcare and hospitality applications. The Real Cost to Your Business: […]
Top 10 Ways To Prevent Pseudomonas
Regularly flush all water outlets Regularly thermally disinfect all water outlets Regularly review and update education and training of staff particularly with regard to safe and effective water outlet cleaning protocols Ensure no unauthorised fluid is disposed of in the sink Ensure tap outlet does not discharge directly over the […]
Your Business’s Reputation Takes Years to Develop and Can Be Destroyed in Seconds
Incidence of #Legionella are on the increase across the UK Your hard won business reputation is a significant asset which has taken decades of hard work and investment to achieve which can be destroyed in seconds by a legionella outbreak in one of your properties Accommodation, whether it be hotels, student halls of residence, hostels […]
New Anti-Pseudomonas Sentinel Valve Effectiveness Exceeds Expectations
We have just completed another round if Independent anti-microbial testing on our new patented Challis Ag+ Sentinel Tap Fitting to demonstrate its speed of effective kill. Our new data is really fantastic in that as a direct result of the large surface area of knitted and compressed copper/silver mesh in our valves, the inherent 100% bioavailability […]
Are You Spending Too Much On Your Point of Use Filters?
As incidents of legionella and pseudomonas increase and the use of POU filters becomes more frequent many clients are seeing the amounts of money spent on these temporary solutions spiral out of control. One main London hospital spending over £100,000 each quarter on filters and is still no further forward to their aim of a permanent […]
Point of Use Filters, Risky Sticking Plaster or Solution to Water Safety Incidents?
When a notifiable water safety incident such as a Legionella, Pseudomonas flare up occurs many users reach straight for the Point of Use (POU) filter as an initial remedy, sometimes a stop gap solution but more often as an ongoing solution, effectively putting an expensive sticking plaster over a more serious underlying red flag problem. […]