Information for NHS Staff
One of the key elements of this campaign is to raise awareness
of hand hygiene among NHS Staff, patients and visitors. It is
important to stress that the campaign within the NHS is aimed at
all NHS Staff - not just those associated with Infection
Activities will be ongoing within each NHS Board between now and
the end of March 2011 and will take account of any local
initiatives which are currently underway within each NHS Board.
The materials being developed for the NHS are applicable in the
majority of other healthcare settings across Scotland such as
private hospitals and practices.
Responsibility for implementing this campaign within the Board
lies with the Local Health Board Co-ordinator (LHBC). Information on
the role of the LHBC.
Audit Reports can be viewed on the Health Protection Scotland
All operational NHS Boards as well as two special NHS
Boards in Scotland have taken part in monitoring staff compliance
with hand hygiene, utilising an audit tool and a complementary
protocol produced to support a standardised approach in