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Poster: Your 5 moments for hand hygiene

PUBLICATION: 18 Apr 2019, Infection Prevention & Control

Posters showing your '5 moments for hand hygiene', available with either a female or male character shown.

DHB activities to celebrate World Hand Hygiene Day 5 May 2017

NEWS: 26 Jul 2017, Infection Prevention & Control

DHBs throughout the country embraced World Hand Hygiene Day this year. The campaign promotes a global profile on the importance of improving hand hygiene in health care annually on 5 May 2017.

Handle antibiotics with care!

NEWS: 19 Nov 2015, Infection Prevention & Control

This week is World Antibiotic Awareness Week and everyone has a part to play in reducing the threat of antibiotic resistance.

Infection prevention – spread the word, not the germs!

MEDIA RELEASE: 19 Oct 2015, Infection Prevention & Control

As International Infection Prevention Week begins, the Health Quality & Safety Commission says better hand hygiene habits are now embedded in New Zealand hospitals.

Celebrating hand hygiene at Southern DHB

NEWS: 20 Aug 2015, Infection Prevention & Control

Southern District Health Board (DHB) is celebrating success after achieving 85.4 percent compliance in the latest hand hygiene audit.

Hand hygiene – celebrating ongoing improvement

NEWS: 7 May 2015, Infection Prevention & Control

The latest national hand hygiene audit shows district health boards (DHBs) are well on the way to achieving 80 percent hand hygiene compliance with the ‘5 moments for hand hygiene’ by June 2015.

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World Hand Hygiene Day - 5 May

NEWS: 5 May 2014, Infection Prevention & Control

No action today; no cure tomorrow! Support the World Health Organization’s global 5 May ‘call to action’ and highlight the important role that hand hygiene plays in preventing the spread of antimicrobial resistant germs.

Data show more patients assessed for risk of falling

NEWS: 11 Dec 2013, Health Quality Intelligence

New data released by the Health Quality & Safety Commission show a significant increase in the percentage of older patients being assessed for their risk of a fall while in hospital.

Hand Hygiene NZ video competition: Deadline extended!

NEWS: 27 Aug 2012, Infection Prevention & Control

To encourage more teams to enter the Hand Hygiene NZ video competition, the deadline has been extended by one month until Friday 28 September. The HHNZ team have also created their own video as an example to would-be film producers - the link is included.

Basic hand hygiene important in control of superbugs

MEDIA RELEASE: 16 Jul 2012, Infection Prevention & Control

Basic hand hygiene is vital when it comes to reducing the spread of multi-antibiotic resistant bacteria like MRSA and ESBL says the Health Quality & Safety Commission.

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Basic hand hygiene important in control of superbugs

NEWS: 16 Jul 2012, Infection Prevention & Control

Basic hand hygiene is vital when it comes to reducing the spread of multi-antibiotic resistant bacteria like MRSA and ESBL says the Health Quality & Safety Commission.

Paper supports focus on hospitals’ hand hygiene

MEDIA RELEASE: 11 May 2012, Infection Prevention & Control

A paper published today in the New Zealand Medical Journal supports a focus on improving hand hygiene in hospitals to reduce hospital-acquired infections.

Paper supports focus on hospitals’ hand hygiene

NEWS: 11 May 2012, Infection Prevention & Control

A paper published today in the New Zealand Medical Journal supports a focus on improving hand hygiene in hospitals to reduce hospital-acquired infections.

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Clean hands save lives

NEWS: 4 May 2012, Infection Prevention & Control

Today (5 May) is World Hand Hygiene Day and the Commission says it is a good reminder of the importance of good hand hygiene in the fight against preventable healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs).

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Congratulating efforts to improve hand hygiene

MEDIA RELEASE: 4 May 2012, Infection Prevention & Control

As World Hand Hygiene Day approaches on Saturday 05 May, Hand Hygiene New Zealand (HHNZ) congratulates District Health Boards and hospital-based healthcare workers throughout the country for working hard to improve hand hygiene practice.