Ensuring good hand washing prevents the spread of disease and protects lives


The proper washing of hands is one of the most important things that can be done to help prevent and control the spread of many illnesses. Good hand hygiene will reduce the risk of things like flu, food poisoning and healthcare-associated infections being passed from person to person.


The poster attached from the Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust demonstrates why it is vital to maintain good hand hygiene; print it out and place it around your organisation to reduce the spread of disease!


» Click for the poster of why good handwashing is important