Hand hygiene is still the best defence
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Hand hygiene is still the best defence

Rose Gallagher RCN professional lead for infection prevention and control

Gloves have their place, especially during a pandemic, but hand hygiene remains the key to preventing the spread of infection

A mid the huge challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses have been faced with situations they would never have conceived of when they entered the profession.

Nursing Standard. 35, 10, 58-58. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.10.58.s20

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