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#wash your hands

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

Surprise hospital checks uncover dirty portable toilets and mattresses

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

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

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

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

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.