NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement; UK
|Originally developed by:||A group of local organisations based in the East Riding of Yorkshire.|
|Country of origin:||England|
|Year of development:||Unknown|
|Last updated:||Regularly updated|
|Available in the following languages:||English|
|Reason for not fulfilling the requirements:||Registration necessary|
Type of tool: tool for promotion of a safety culture
This is the website for a campaign aimed at raising awareness amongst the general public about the necessity to wash hands routinely, including how to do so thoroughly, and why it is necessary. There are a number of resources available, including posters and information packs.
All stakeholders like staff, patients and carers; the general public, schools and public environments.
Applicability (setting e.g. inpatient care, outpatient care, long term care etc.)
Information on how the tool has been applied/tested in practice
The website states that
“In recent years we’ve brought infection rates down to a very low level. Now, we want to get even better, and there’s one simple way everyone can help.”