bed bugs in hospitals

Bed bugs infest Bronx Psychiatric Center

April 15, 2010

The New York Daily News reports that the Bronx Psychiatric Center, a 360-bed facility in Bronx’s Morris Park, has been battling bed bugs. Bed bugs may bite anyone — staff, clients, or visitors.  The bed bug problem at Bronx Psychiatric was reported by union members working at the facility. In October, members of the Civil […]

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British NHS hospitals have frequent pest infestations, including bed bugs

August 5, 2008

Two articles today, from the BBC and the Telegraph, report British National Health Service facilities are battling lots of vermin, including bed bugs. The Telegraph reports that 127 of 171 hospital trusts responded to a survey, and 100 had kept detailed information on the types of infestations: Of the trusts that collected detailed information 80 […]

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Bed bugs also causing havoc in England & Northern Ireland: university residence, hospital staff residence, possibly a school, infested

June 19, 2007

In light of the story from Ireland today, I wanted to check in on England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland, and so I looked through the BBC’s coverage of bed bugs over the past year. On August 17th, 2006 the BBC reported that a residence for doctors and nurses in a hospital in Fermanagh, Northern […]

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