World Hand Hygiene Day is nearly here! This year’s theme is:
Strengthening healthcare systems and delivery – hand hygiene is your entrance door.
The theme emphasizes the importance of hand hygiene action in demonstrating overall quality of care within health-care facilities.
Our message is simple: Clean hands save lives. Hand hygiene is one of the most important measures in the fight against healthcare associated infections (HAIs), making it a key patient safety issue within New Zealand hospitals.
To find out more visit www.handhygiene.org.nz