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Hand Hygiene Awareness Day

The World Health Organisation celebrated Hand Hygiene Day on 5th May 2015, and we were delighted to support this event by offering spot prizes for the staff of University Hospitals Limerick Group.
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Alan Duggan (Operations Director, Six Log Solutions) presenting the hamper to the lucky winner. Also in picture are Alan O Gorman (CNM2, IPC) and Barbara Slevin (ADON, IPC)




Hand hygiene is a simple thing and it is essential to prevent infection and illness. The annual Hand Hygiene Day is supported by the World Health Organisation to encourage healthcare workers to promote good hand hygiene practices to reduce the risk of infection among patients.

This year’s theme is effectively summarised: SAVE LIVES: Clean your Hands!

How to Handwash

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