Clean hands saves lives: information for patients, visitors and residents leaflet

Contact information:  

Sheila Donlon: Health Protection Surveillance Centre Ireland
Fidelma Fitzpatrick: Clinical lead prevention of HCAI and AMR

[email protected]


Originally developed by: Clinical programme for the prvention of HCAI and AMR and Health Protection Surveillance Centre
Country of origin: Ireland
Year of development: 2011
Last updated: Yes
Next update: No
Available in the following languages: English

Type of tool: tool for information of patients and relatives

Short description

This is an information leaflet for patients, visitors or residents of healthcare facilities, promoting the importance of hand hygiene.

Target audience

Patients, visitors and residents of healthcare facilities

Applicability (setting e.g. inpatient care, outpatient care, long term care etc.)

All areas where healthcare is delivered

Information on how the tool has been applied/tested in practice

The leaflet is provided to facilities to use as a resource. No evaluation has been undertaken.