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Product

Code

Practice Hand Hygiene Pack.

H8780

Guest Medical hand hygiene products are designed especially to meet the stringent requirements of clinical staff in modern hospitals.

These same professional-standard products are now also available in a convenient pack which has been designed for community healthcare workers.

Conforms to EN1500

It is, however, important to ensure that the product you select is capable of performing the task effectively.  The EN1500 Standard tests the efficacy of hand rub products by simulating the practical conditions under which they are used and assesses their effectiveness compared to a reference product.

Guest Medical Alcohol Hand Rub has been demonstrated to conform to the EN1500 Standard. (Testing performed by the Hospital Infection Research Laboratory, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham.)

The Practice Hand Hygiene Pack is ideally suited to the following applications:

  • Doctors’ Surgeries
  • Health Centres and Clinics
  • Nurseries and Child Care Facilities
  • Care Homes and Care of Elderly Facilities
  • School, College and University Health Centres.

Contents:

  • 6 x 50ml Pocket Bottles of Alcohol Hand Rub with rocker tops
  • 4 x 500ml Bell containers of Alcohol Hand Rub
  • 2 x 500ml Bell containers of Liquid Hand Soap

References:

1. Department of Health. Standard Principles for preventing hospital-acquired infections. J Hosp Infect. 2001; 47(Supp): S21 – S37.

2. Pratt RJ, et al. epic2: National evidence-based guidelines for preventing healthcare-associated infections in NHS hospitals in England.  J Hosp Infect. 2007; 65(Suppl): S1-64.

3. Sproat LJ, Inglis TJ. A multi-centre survey of hand hygiene practice in intensive care units. J Hosp Infect. 1994;  46: 137 – 148.

4. Pittet D, et al. Effectiveness of a hospital-wide programme to improve compliance with hand hygiene.Lancet 2000; 356: 1307 –  1312.

5. Bellamy K, et al. A test for assessment of ‘hygienic’ hand disinfection using rotavirus. J Hosp Infect. 1993;24: 201 – 210.

6. Thakerar A, Goodbourn C. Alcohol handrubs v soap. Alcohol Hand-Rub removes MRSA. BMJ 2003; 326:50.

7. Rotter ML Arguments for alcoholic hand disinfection, J Hosp Infect. 2001; 48(Suppl): S4 – S8.

8. Bischoff WE, et al. Handwashing compliance by health care workers: The impact of introducing an accessible, alcohol-based hand antiseptic. Arch Intern Med. 2000; 160: 1017 – 1021.