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#Hand hygiene

# hand-hygiene - Monday 23 February, 2015

Sticky residue and stains found on equipment at Limerick hospital

Serious hand hygiene and equipment cleanliness issues were also identified at Cork University Hospital.

# hand-hygiene - Friday 31 January, 2014

How clean is your hospital?

A HIQA report found not washing hands properly was the biggest cleanliness problem in Irish hospitals.

# hand-hygiene - Friday 20 December, 2013

Surprise inspection of Holles St finds grime encrusted window sills and dusty incubator

The report from HIQA found that just 45 per cent of hand washing opportunities had been taken.

# hand-hygiene - Thursday 19 September, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# hand-hygiene - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Minister suggests 'Florence Nightingale campaign' to tackle hand hygiene in hospitals

Kathleen Lynch said it was “incredible” that hospital staff had to be told to wash their hands.

# hand-hygiene - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Wash your hands: Irish start-up aims to beat hospital superbugs worldwide

The Irish company has been chosen by the WHO to promote hand hygiene globally. Thirty-five percent of healthcare facilities are at an inadequate or basic level.