Preventing healthcare-associated infections is the responsibility of everyone in a hospital. Nevertheless, infection prevention and control activities need to be organized by competent experts . Many reports claim a shortage of qualified infection control doctors and nurses . What does “qualified” actually means?
Can healthcare-workers (HCW) wear artificial nails at work? Can they use nail polish? How long their nails should be? What do guidelines say, and what are the scientific evidences? Read more
The Joint Commission’s (JC) National Patient Safety Goals, what are effective from 2018 January are available now. What does the document say about hand hygiene? Read more