Nurses clean up in hygiene audit.
Author: Nick Siddle
When it coming to washing hands, nurses are the best at it and doctors are the worst. The first hand-hygiene audit at Perth public hospitals for this year shows 87 per cent compliance among nurses and midwives, while medical professionals only managed 73
A great article in the West Australian today.
It’s great to see our Galvin Specialised Surgical Sink Unit (pictured) being used to assist in hand washing compliance across some of Western Australia’s major Healthcare facilities. Having a combination of lever or electronic hand washing tapware at hand wash stations, focussed attention on Handwashing and continuous monitoring of staff compliance reduces the risk of cross contamination, assists in infection control and leads to better patient outcomes.
For more information on the pictured tap and more http://www.galvinspecialised.com.au/