Archive: Hospital Hygiene
Hospital and care facilities standards fell in the UK between 2011 and 2012, according to a new report.
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Behavourial science increases hand hygiene compliance – use of soap increased by 30% in three year study of Cleanyourhands feedback intervention
It is estimated that around ten thousand lives have been saved over four years by NHS trusts during the lifespan of the cleanyourhands campaign.
Correct hand washing can directly prevent the spread of MRSA and can save lives.
MRSA Action UK: Professor Hugh Pennington receives Commander of the Order of the British Empire Award
Congratulations to MRSA Action UK’s President, Professor Hugh Pennington, on being awarded Order of the British Empire for services to microbiology and food hygiene. Hugh said:
An irate surgeon gives the prime minister a talking-to for letting dirty, dirty media types near patients.