How often and when should I wash my hands?

Remember the ad? Wash your hands Jeffery, with the Solvol Jeffery. How often and when should I wash my hands? If you were Jeffery it was only when you were coming inside after a hard day playing in the garden, and when your mother told you. The basics for good hand hygiene are: after going […]

How do I wash my hands properly?

You have just used GlitterBug to show that you have poor hand washing technique and are not removing all the germs and getting into the nooks and crannies that keep the bacteria and viruses hidden away. What technique can I use to improve on my hand washing?

The Five Moments of Hand Washing

These five moments of hand washing are being promoted by Hand Hygiene Australia in an effort to bring higher standards of hand hygiene and cleanliness in a hospital setting. This, of course, also applies to doctors, surgeons, and anyone dealing with patients. Follow the 5 Moments every time you see a patient: Before touching a patient Before […]