Welcome to the Hand Hygiene New Zealand website

Our message is simple: Clean hands save lives. Hand hygiene is one of the most important measures in the fight against healthcare associated infections (HAIs), making it a key patient safety issue within New Zealand hospitals. Performing hand hygiene correctly at each of the five internationally recognised moments reduces the risk that infectious organisms will be spread between patients on the.....

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Patient Story

Paul-Patient story

Watch Rachel and Paul's story about the impact of poor hand hygiene on a patient and their family.