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# wash-your-hands - Monday 23 March, 2020

Consumer watchdog warns about hand sanitisers and other products that 'are not fit for purpose'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Consumer watchdog warns about hand sanitisers and other products that 'are not fit for purpose'

Mar 23rd 2020, 5:47 PM 61,564 Views 58 Comments

The CCPC says it is monitoring products for sale online.

# wash-your-hands - Friday 20 March, 2015

Surprise hospital checks uncover dirty portable toilets and mattresses
# Yuck
# Yuck

Surprise hospital checks uncover dirty portable toilets and mattresses

Mar 20th 2015, 9:12 AM 9,342 Views 18 Comments

HIQA says all hospitals could do more to improve hand hygiene.

# wash-your-hands - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Toilet inspectors in India to check where people are *cough*... doing their business
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# Wash Your Hands

Toilet inspectors in India to check where people are *cough*... doing their business

Dec 31st 2014, 7:16 PM 12,584 Views 14 Comments

They will be using iPads, mobile phones and tablets to carry out their duties.

# wash-your-hands - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

CDI is more common than MRSA and kills one in three Irish patients infected
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# Wash Your Hands

CDI is more common than MRSA and kills one in three Irish patients infected

Mar 4th 2014, 6:30 AM 10,471 Views 18 Comments

Unlike MRSA, alcohol wipes do not stop the spread of CDI.

# wash-your-hands - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Minister suggests 'Florence Nightingale campaign' to tackle hand hygiene in hospitals
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# Wash Your Hands

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

Sep 18th 2013, 4:41 PM 5,718 Views 26 Comments

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

# wash-your-hands - Friday 16 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 16th 2013, 2:18 PM 6,681 Views 38 Comments

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.