The videos below were entries into HHNZ’s video competition. All entries were fantastic and we highly commend the efforts of each and every team – it’s clear to see all teams worked hard, but still had fun along the way!

Mid-Central hand hygiene video (Winner)

PNDHB Congratulations to Midcentral DHB's Infection Prevention Control and Associates team who scooped top prize – $1000 for charity – with their toe-tappingly catchy Hand Hygiene I Care video. The video was based on a catchy 70s inspired music video, providing a superb balance of fun and education about hand hygiene and its importance to patient safety.

"Wash me, give me that soap now; dry me, stop those infections"…

Timaru hand hygiene video (Runner Up)

TDHB Congratulations to South Canterbury DHB Timaru Hospital Bug Busters team, who were the HHNZ Video Competition runners-up, with their fabulous Timaru Hand Wash Video.
Bugs and busters come alive at Timaru Hospital! Who you gonna call?

Auckland DHB

Auckland DHB’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit team present their Hand Hygiene System video – an infomercial style educational video about the five moments for hand hygiene.

Auckland DHB

Auckland DHB’s Infection Prevention Control team present their Singing Nuns Hand Hygiene video – The Sound of Music solves the hand hygiene problem… how do you get the staff to clean their hands?

Auckland DHB

Auckland DHB’s Rehab Plus team present their Lego Hand Hygiene video – highlighting the five moments for hand hygiene, with a little help from some Lego friends!

Canterbury DHB

Canterbury DHB present their Take a Moment for Moment Two video – A tuneful reminder; touch nothing else before you do…moment two.

South Canterbury DHB

South Canterbury DHB Bay Germinators team present their Bay Germinators video – Hats off to hand washing! They’re going to wash those bugs right off their hands and send them right away!

Waikato DHB


Waikato DHB Infection Control Services Bug Busters team present their Breaking the Chain of Infection video – an educational video highlighting the importance of hand hygiene in breaking the spread of infection.

Waitemata DHB

Waitemata DHB Emergency Medicine team present their Clean Hands Save Lives video – Demonstrating the five moments for hand hygiene, with a simple message; Clean Hands really do Save Lives.

Dunblane Aged Care Facility

Dunblane Residential Home present their hand wash video – You gotta wash your hands…

Waiariki Institute of Technology

Waiariki Institute of Technology Infection Prevention Control team present their These Hands Were Made for Washing video – A shadow drama showing the five moments for hand hygiene.