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Patient Safety Congress: Trusts told to monitor nurses on infection control

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I hope by "staff" she doesn't just mean nurses! We are blamed for everything but from our infection control audits on the ward the number one culprits for poor hand hygiene are phlebotomists, followed by doctors, then physios and other health care staff. We nurses are constantly getting infection control rammed down our throats and we are sick of it, it's time to pick on the real infection spreaders. I d also like to mentions patients with MRSA wandering about and sitting on other patients beds and visitors who blatantly ignore infection control signs as well as nurses advise on handwashing. They are also partly to blame and need educating

Posted date

24 May, 2008

Posted time

8:47 pm

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