The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust in the United Kingdom was recently featured in an article published by Becker’s Hospital Review.
A portion of the article titled, ‘Taking Hand Hygiene High-Tech‘ can be seen below.
For healthcare providers, following hand hygiene protocol is one of the simplest actions they can take to reduce the instance of healthcare-associated infections. Indeed, the World Health Organization calls hand hygiene a “simple, low-cost action to prevent the spread of many of the microbes that cause healthcare-associated infections.”
“Hand hygiene is definitely the most important thing we can do to prevent infection,” said Clare Nash, RN, program manager at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust in the United Kingdom, during a presentation. “It’s vital that we perform hand hygiene as best as we can and give staff information on how they’re doing.