Hospitals: Hygiene

Department of Health written question – answered on 20th July 2017.

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Photo of Andrea Jenkyns Andrea Jenkyns Conservative, Morley and Outwood

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress his Department has made on implementing his Department's policy to publish a hand hygiene indicator for NHS Trusts; and whether he plans to include publication of such an indicator in the forthcoming draft Patient Safety Bill.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The Department is working with NHS Improvement and Public Health England on progressing this policy as part of the programme to improve infection prevention and control and to halve healthcare-associated Gram-negative bloodstream infections by 2021.

Details of the draft Patient Safety Bill will be published later this year.

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