We all know about the laywers Sue, Grabit and Runne, and no doubt all have out favourite has he got the right job for his name game. We while following up a Laban Tall piece on the absurduity of dealing with the MRSA virus (which killed one of my best friends a month agao) bu employing, a Director Of Infection Control at each hospital. Doubtless to be followed by an Assistant Director and a project team, monitors, facilitators and co-ordinators. And some secretarial support. And a PA or two. But there may be problems. Are there enough reserved car parking spaces ? And are there enough good quality hotels for all those away days, conferences and team-building exercises ?
On the British Medical association's occupational health committee, a docotor said, "Many doctors and other health professionals are apparently complacent about infection control. We need to change this perception and adopt a back to basics approach so not washing your hands becomes unacceptable."