All You Need to Know About Selecting Cold Sterilants for Your Decontamination Process

By Sandra Hulme

As tragic events like the NECC meningitis outbreak have shown, maintaining a sterile cleanroom is a complex process that requires continual evaluation. It must keep up with the challenges of keeping out a complicated external environment, be resilient to evolving microbial threats, meet strict environmental standards and still offer a safe place in which humans can work.

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Cherwell Supports PHSS Annual Conference 2017

By Gill Power

Cherwell to offer practical advice and solutions on environmental monitoring and process validation

Bicester, UK, 25th August 2017: Cherwell Laboratories have confirmed their continued support for the Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Sciences Society (PHSS) - UCL Q3P Annual Conference 2017.  A comprehensive range of specialist environmental monitoring and process validation products available from Cherwell will be on display on the company’s stand, with Cherwell staff available to demonstrate...

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Pharmaceutical Cleanrooms: A Round-Up of Freshly Pressed Research Papers (February to June 2017)

By Andrew Ramage

Our first edition of Recommended Research Papers for Cleanroom Operators gathered quite an audience. Thanks to each of you who responded to our call for recommendations for this and future editions. 

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NECC Tragedy: Lessons Learned about Cleanroom Environmental Conditions

By Andrew Ramage

As the pharmaceutical community takes on board the sheer scale of disaster wrought by the case of the New England Compounding Centre (NECC), there are critical lessons we can learn that will make decontamination more effective.

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Cherwell Publishes Cleanroom Decontamination Guide

By Gill Power

 Providing a quick guide on validation standards and regulations

Bicester, UK, 28th July 2017: Cherwell Laboratories, specialist suppliers of products for environmental monitoring, cleanroom bio-decontamination and process validation, has published a booklet titled “The Pharmaceutical Lab’s Pocket Guide to Cleanroom Decontamination”. 

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What Training Should your Cleanroom Manufacturing Staff Undergo?

By Andy Whittard

By definition, the cleanroom environment is no place for a laissez-faire attitude. With a number of regulatory protocols applying to pharmaceutical manufacture, the chance of falling short is a very realistic risk – and it takes diligence and scrupulous protocol to maintain regulatory standards.

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GOSH selects Cherwell for support

By Gill Power

Collaborating on product development to exclude bacterial spores from aseptic compounding

 Aseptic compounding at the GOSH Pharmacy Unit

 

Bicester, UK, 18th July 2017:  Cherwell Laboratories, specialists in products for environmental monitoring and process validation, has recently supported the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Pharmacy Unit in developing a new triple-wrapped prepared media product required to ensure the exclusion of bacterial spores during aseptic compounding validation....

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The Weakest Link in the Cleanroom Environment? Humans

By Andrew Ramage

It’s an open secret that the greatest risk of cleanroom contamination is posed by the human staff that operate within. Indeed, most of us have an anecdote that illustrates the veracity of this unfortunate state of affairs; but this blog is not about storytelling, it’s about presenting hard facts.

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Why Cleanroom Operators Choose Cherwell as Supplier

By Andrew Ramage

The UK's Institute of Customer Service (UKCSI) annual report on The State of Customer Satisfaction in the UK has been published, and the Cherwell team got to take a look. The responses of this year’s survey, the first since the Brexit referendum, led to a steady lift in the customer satisfaction index. Discussing the survey responses covering over 30 measures of customer experience, UKCSI Chief Executive, Joanna Causon says:

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APDM - July 2017

By Gill Power

Cherwell Laboratories Supports Aseptic Preparation and Dispensing of Medicines (APDM) Training Course

 

We will be exhibiting a selection of our comprehensive cleanroom microbiology product range at the Aseptic Preparation and Dispensing of Medicines (APDM) Training Course held at Leeds Trinity University.

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