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Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources for general practitioners
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Winter Planning Toolkit modules
Module 2: Preventative measures
Hand hygiene is the most effective action you can perform to reduce healthcare-associated infections. It includes applying alcohol-based hand rub to the hands or washing hands thoroughly with soap and water. Soap and water are recommended when hands are visibly soiled. Patients should also be involved in hand hygiene and provided with the opportunity to clean their hands.
Hand hygiene should be performed for a minimum of 20 seconds:
The National Hand Hygiene Initiative (NHHI) has developed a suite of resources and posters to display in your practice.
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