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Hand hygiene: a guide for all healthcare staff


Public Health Agency

Subject Keywords: Healthcare, Infections, Hygiene
Topic: Chronic Conditions
Catalogue: Interventions
Type: Booklet
Region: Northern Ireland

This leaflet is part of an extension of the cleanyourhands campaign, aimed at preventing the spread of healthcare associated infections (HCAIs) in community healthcare settings including primary care and dental services, residential and nursing homes (including independent sector homes), hospices and independent clinics/hospitals. It is designed to remind staff of their power to help protect patients from avoidable infections by cleaning their hands using proper techniques. Due to licensing restrictions, this leaflet is not available for download. Limited numbers are available from local HSC Trusts (Belfast HSCT and South Eastern HSCT on 028 9056 5862; Southern HSCT on 028 3741 2887; Northern HSCT on 028 2563 5575; Western HSCT on 028 7186 5127). 





Rights: © Public
Suggested citation:

Public Health Agency. (2010) Hand hygiene: a guide for all healthcare staff [Online]. Available from: [Accessed: 23rd October 2019].


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