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Hand Hygiene Policy- effective hand washing nhs ,©Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust View/Print date 02 January 2012 Page 1 of 15 Hand Hygiene Policy This policy aims to ensure that all staff are aware of their responsibilities in relation to hand hygiene by outlining the principles behind handHand Hygiene Ref IPC-0001-006 v2The six stage correct technique for effective hand washing This technique can be used with soap and water or alcohol hand rub (see Appendix 2). When using soap and water, hands must be wet under warm running water prior to ...



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Rationale 1: Hand washing causes a significant reduction in the carriage of potential pathogens on hands. Rationale 2: This is in line with the requirements of the NHS Controls Assurance Standards 2000 and the Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts Criterion 5

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Hand hygiene policy

Hand hygiene is a term that incorporates the decontamination of the hands by methods including routine hand washing, surgical hand washing and the use of alcohol hand rubs/gels. Effective hand hygiene is shown to significantly

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Types of hand wash procedure - SmileTube.tv

Rationale 1: Hand washing causes a significant reduction in the carriage of potential pathogens on hands. Rationale 2: This is in line with the requirements of the NHS Controls Assurance Standards 2000 and the Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts Criterion 5

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HAND HYGIENE PROCEDURE ICPR010 - NHFT

of debris and bacteria under the nails and impede effective hand washing and disinfection keeping nails free from applications, e.g., nail polish or gels, as flakes of polish/gel may contaminate a wound and broken edges of polish/gel can harbour bacteria and ...

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Good Hand Hygiene Benefits Everyone

In the Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust we are committed to reducing the risk of infection. We request that staff, patients and visitors maintain a high standard of hand hygiene at all times. Hand washing is one of the most effective ways of preventing the

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Hand Hygiene Policy

effective hand hygiene. Reduce cost to the Organisation and individuals of healthcare associated infections by minimising the risk of cross infection. Increase compliance with correct hand hygiene within the clinical area. Outline environmental requirements 5.

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