Patient Safety


World Hand Hygiene Day 2021

The 5th May is World Hand Hygiene Day. Launched in 2009 by the SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands global campaign, it aims to promote the importance of hand hygiene and how washing yours hands for just 20 seconds can help save lives. With the emergence of Covid 19, washing your hands correctly and effectively has never been more important. Not only will cleaning your hands regularly help stop the spread of Covid, but it was also help stop a lot of other life-threatening diseases as well. DS Medical have created an infographic that shows you how to correctly wash your hands, explains when you should be washing your hands and provides some interesting facts and figures surrounding hand cleanliness. Read More