The importance of Hand Hygiene (Dear Colleague Letter) plus “Wet, soap, wash, rinse, dry” Poster | National Resource for Infection Control (NRIC)

The importance of Hand Hygiene (Dear Colleague Letter) plus “Wet, soap, wash, rinse, dry” Poster

Best practice, Factsheet, Public leaflet
Abstract: 
Letter providing information on the publication of free poster “Wet, soap, wash, rinse, dry” the first in a range of general hygiene communications which will form an important part of flu pandemic pre-preparedness planning. It should also have an important impact on seasonal influenza and other respiratory diseases. Hand hygiene will have a major role to play in slowing the spread of influenza and copies of the poster are being sent to a variety of NHS work places including: GP surgeries, health centres, pharmacies, health promotion units, health protection units, A& E departments and NHS walk in centres. To access the poster go to http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_063674
Authors: 
Department of Health (DH)
Category: 
Control
Prevention
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