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02 August 2007
Oxoid 2006/2007 Infection Control Team of the Year Award Winners Applauded at Celebratory Dinner
Basingstoke, UK, 02 August 2007 - Oxoid, a world leader in microbiology, recently hosted a celebratory dinner to congratulate the winners of the 2006/2007 Oxoid Infection Control Team of the Year Awards.
Three teams were present to receive their prizes from Ali Ball, marketing and distributor sales director, Oxoid and by the awards judges.
1st prize winners, Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust, UK, received a trophy and £5,000 in recognition of their outstanding achievements.
Cho Ray Hospital, Vietnam received 2nd prize and were awarded a framed certificate and £1,000.
Two teams were awarded joint 3rd prize, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK attended the celebration and received £500 and a framed certificate. The Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Nigeria also shared joint 3rd prize and will receive their awards locally in Nigeria.
“We were delighted to recognise the achievements of the winning teams,” commented Fiona Macrae, Oxoid marketing communications and awards manager. “Oxoid products play a major part in helping to identify and diagnose major hospital-acquired infections such as Clostridium difficile and MRSA, and the Oxoid Infection Control Team of the Year Awards give us the opportunity to officially recognise the true team effort that microbiologists, laboratory staff, infection control doctors and nurses all play in striving to make hospitals safer for us all.”
The 2007/2008 Infection Control Team of the Year Awards will shortly open for entry. To register for details please email email@example.com or speak to your local Oxoid representative.
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