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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 practice reaches six-year high

NEWS: 13 Jul 2015, Infection Prevention & Control

The Health Quality & Safety Commission congratulates district health boards (DHBs) on reaching the national goal of 80 percent compliance with hand hygiene by 30 June 2015.

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.

Glove use one opportunity for World Hand Hygiene Day, says Commission

NEWS: 5 May 2015, Infection Prevention & Control

As today’s World Hand Hygiene Day marks the 10th anniversary of the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) Clean is Safer Care programme, latest figures show New Zealand health care workers continuing to make good progress with their performance.

Hand Hygiene New Zealand journey

NEWS: 4 May 2015, Infection Prevention & Control

As the World Health Organization's (WHO) World Hand Hygiene Day approaches on 5 May 2015, the Hand Hygiene New Zealand (HHNZ) team have developed a graphic to showcase the achievements of the national programme.

Hand hygiene for medical students

PUBLICATION: 24 Apr 2015, Infection Prevention & Control

A video by students from the University of Auckland, presenting ‘Gavin’s story’ – a student’s journey to hand hygiene excellence.

Hand hygiene for medical students

NEWS: 24 Apr 2015, Infection Prevention & Control

Medical students at The University of Auckland's school of medicine take hand hygiene seriously.

Regional infection prevention and control meetings

NEWS: 18 Dec 2014, Infection Prevention & Control

The Health Quality & Safety Commission, in partnership with Hand Hygiene New Zealand (HHNZ), the Surgical Site Infection improvement (SSII) Programme and local clinical champions, hosted regional infection prevention and control (IPC) meetings in Auckland

Everyone has a part to play in infection prevention and control

MEDIA RELEASE: 21 Oct 2014, Infection Prevention & Control

International Infection Prevention Week, October 20-26, is a reminder that infection prevention and control is everyone’s business and responsibility – whether you are a patient, family member or health care professional, says the Health Quality & Safety

Hand hygiene quality improvement workshop 2014

PUBLICATION: 18 Aug 2014, Infection Prevention & Control

Front-line ownership of quality improvement initiatives, innovation and sustainability were some of the key topics addressed at the Hand Hygiene New Zealand quality improvement workshop in Wellington in June 2014.

Hand Hygiene New Zealand communication toolkit

PUBLICATION: 4 Jul 2014, Infection Prevention & Control

The hand hygiene communication toolkit provides district health board staff with a range of ideas and guidance to promote hand hygiene and to engage health care workers to improve their practice.

Hand Hygiene New Zealand education toolkit

PUBLICATION: 4 Jul 2014, Infection Prevention & Control

The Hand Hygiene New Zealand education toolkit has been developed to provide district health board hand hygiene coordinators, champions and others, with a range of ideas and activities for delivering hand hygiene education to healthcare workers.

Hand Hygiene New Zealand resource kit for medical professionals

PUBLICATION: 4 Jul 2014, Infection Prevention & Control

The Hand Hygiene New Zealand resource kit for medical professionals has been developed for hospital-based medical professionals to use to educate and drive hand hygiene improvement within their service.