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Sunday 5 February 2023 Dublin: -1°C

# wash your hands

All time
# Coronavirus
Consumer watchdog warns about hand sanitisers and other products that 'are not fit for purpose'
The CCPC says it is monitoring products for sale online.
# Yuck
Surprise hospital checks uncover dirty portable toilets and mattresses
HIQA says all hospitals could do more to improve hand hygiene.
# wash your hands
Toilet inspectors in India to check where people are *cough*... doing their business
They will be using iPads, mobile phones and tablets to carry out their duties.
# wash your hands
CDI is more common than MRSA and kills one in three Irish patients infected
Unlike MRSA, alcohol wipes do not stop the spread of CDI.
# wash your hands
Minister suggests 'Florence Nightingale campaign' to tackle hand hygiene in hospitals
Kathleen Lynch said it was “incredible” that hospital staff had to be told to wash their hands.
# HIQA
Patients at risk at 'unclean' Waterford Regional Hospital by lack of hand washing
Waterford was not alone in criticism as HIQA also released reports for St Michael’s Hospital, Portiuncula Hospital, Louth County Hospital and Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan.