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Infection Prevention and Control

News, practice and discussion forums on infection prevention and control

5 Moments For Hand Hygiene

Hand hygiene – when and how should it be done?

Hand hygiene – when and how should it be done? Subscription Required


Changing hand hygiene practice among healthcare staff requires a multifaceted approach focusing on how and when hands should be cleaned

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Healthcare Acquired Infections

Principles of transmission-based precautions

Principles of transmission-based precautions Subscription Required


Nursing Times Learning has launched a unit on patient isolation, in association with the Infection Prevention Society, which explores precautions to prevent infection spread.


Health worker receiving the influenza vaccination

Why do health workers decline flu vaccination? Subscription Required


Influenza is highly contagious but myths about the flu vaccine may lead to nurses declining vaccination, putting them at risk of transmitting the virus to their patients


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