Wash-hands Campaign

Contact information:

NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement; UK

Lynne Caley,unitedkingdom@pasq.eu

Originally developed by:

A group of local organisations based in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Country of origin:

England

Year of development:

Unknown

Last updated:

Regularly updated

Next update:

Ongoing

Available in the following languages:

English

Reason for not fulfilling the requirements:

Registration necessary

Type of tool: tool for promotion of a safety culture

http://www.wash-hands.com

Short description

This is the website for a campaign aimed at raising awareness amongst the general public about the necessity to wash hands routinely, including how to do so thoroughly, and why it is necessary. There are a number of resources available, including posters and information packs.

Target audience

All stakeholders like staff, patients and carers; the general public, schools and public environments.

Applicability (setting e.g. inpatient care, outpatient care, long term care etc.)

all

Information on how the tool has been applied/tested in practice

The website states that 
"In recent years we’ve brought infection rates down to a very low level. Now, we want to get even better, and there’s one simple way everyone can help."

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