You have an excellent hand hygiene improvement programme in your hospital and at least 3 years data? Apply now for the European Hand Hygiene Excellence Award (HHEA)
One of the highlights of the ICPIC Conference was the European Hand Hygiene Excellence Award (HHEA). Congratulations to the winners: the Nordsjaellands Hospital/Denmark and the AZ Jan Palfijn Gent/Belgium! Very impressing what little and consequent teams can do, and we are very happy about the suggestion of Prof. Didier Pittet (chairman of the initiative) to push this issue in the CEE region. Thanks to Didier – We have already a lot of ideas and herewith we cordially invite you (hygiene experts of the CEE countries) to participate. Apply now for the European Hand Hygiene Excellence Award – HHEA 2019: Submission date 5 of May 2018. More info under www.hhea.info.
About the award:
The European Hand Hygiene Excellence Award and Innovation Award is an honourable and not a monetary award. The Award is conceived as a platform to identify, recognize, honour and celebrate those hospitals and health care work groups who have contributed to improving patient safety through their excellence, enthusiasm and innovatory methods.