Excellent hygiene procedures in hospitals are more important than ever. Focusing on the basics of proper handwashing during a global pandemic is needed to reinforce the risks associated with contamination and inadequate patient safety.

In this session, Kate Harkus, Lead Practice Educator Infection Prevention and Control, and Helen Dunn, Lead Nurse Infection Prevention and Control at Great Ormond Street Hospital provide insights into best practices for promoting better hygiene in trusts across the country.

In this session from Patient Safety 2021: Driving Improvement in Systems and Culture Across the NHS, they discuss the importance of sterile glove use, thorough hand washing and risk assessments using a contextual backdrop of Covid-19.

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Kate Harkus and Helen Dunn from Great Ormond Street Hospital share methods of reducing contamination in hospitals through improved hygiene procedures.

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