Be a hand hygiene role model
Heather Gluyas Associate professor and honorary research fellow, Murdoch University, Western Australia
It’s all too easy to push hand hygiene protocols aside when you’re under pressure. Recognising how lapses happen can help keep patients safe
We know that compliance with hand hygiene protocols has a significant effect on the prevention of healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs). Yet compliance with best practice standards is patchy to say the least.
Nursing Standard. 33, 4,59-59. doi: 10.7748/ns.33.4.59.s22