Hygiene concerns raised after handwashing failures exposed at Adelaide hospitals
SA Health's most recent hand hygiene report found more than a quarter of staff at the Royal Adelaide (RAH) and Queen Elizabeth (QEH) hospitals did not wash their hands before touching a patient or carrying out a procedure.More than 15 per cent did not wash their hands after a body fluid exposure risk or following a procedure.
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5 March 2019
Hospital doctors neglect washing their hands when no one's looking
Doctors and nurses at a major Sydney hospital failed to properly wash their hands when no one was watching, risking patients' lives, a new study found. Researchers from University of NSW found the staff's hand-washing compliance rate dropped from 94 per cent to 30 per cent when human auditors stopped monitoring their behaviour and automated surveillance kicked in.
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7 October 2018
Article: Got the sniffles?
We are still in the grips of Flu season. Doctors agreed hand washing was critical against controlling the spread of influenza.“The best way not to catch something is avoid it,” Dr Tony Bartone, President of the Australian Medical Association
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