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# hand-washing - 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-washing - Monday 11 November, 2013

Twenty per cent of people don't wash their hands after using public toilets

A new survey reveals men are twice as bad as women and the hospitality sector is particularly bad.

# hand-washing - Thursday 5 September, 2013

"Radical action" needed to tackle lack of handwashing in hospitals

However, head of transplantation at Beaumont Hospital, David Hickey, said that sanctions were “stupid”.

# hand-washing - Friday 16 August, 2013

Patients at risk at 'unclean' Waterford Regional Hospital by lack of hand washing

Waterford was not alone in criticism as HIQA also released reports for St Michael’s Hospital, Portiuncula Hospital, Louth County Hospital and Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan.

# hand-washing - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

HIQA: Poor hand-washing in Irish hospitals potentially putting patients at risk

The HIQA hygiene reports also found wide variations in hospital cleanliness.