Hand Hygiene Update

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Hand Hygiene Update

25-May-2017

Help us get to 100%

Hand hygiene is a priority target of the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region for the 2017-18 Business Plan. The February hand hygiene audit results show that physicians missed hand hygiene opportunities 24% of the time. We need your help in achieving our 100% goal by performing hand hygiene: 

  • Before patient contact (including before donning personal protective equipment);
  • After patient contact (including after removing personal protective equipment);
  • After a bodily fluid and blood exposure, and;
  • Before an aseptic procedure.

If you would like more information, please contact the Infection Prevention and Control Department at (306)766-3428 or refer to our website http://www.rqhealth.ca/department/regional-infection-prevention-and-control/hand-hygiene.