World Hand Hygiene Day… Don't forget we should be washing our hands regularly, for 20 seconds, on all days, not just today.
Our infection Prevention & Control team, volunteer PPE Advisors and Nursing Management out and about the hospital today spreading the message pic.twitter.com/sDbwFsYAMn
— Beaumont Hospital (@Beaumont_Dublin) May 5, 2020
Beaumont Hospital in Dublin is marking World Hand Hygiene Day by projecting staff messages onto the hospital building.
Over 500 messages of support from staff to thank their colleagues, the public and all who have supported frontline workers, including local shops and restaurants, can be seen on a 60-foot wall at the hospital.
The uplifting messages are written on images of hands as a way of highlighting the importance of hand hygiene, which is vital in the fight against Covid-19.
The projection will be livestreamed on the Beaumont Hospital Facebook and Twitter pages between 9pm tonight and 2am tomorrow where the public can share and show their support for frontline workers.
Today is World Hand Hygiene Day and never before has this simple infection prevention measure seemed so important. Hand Hygiene Day mobilizes people around the world to increase adherence to hand hygiene in health care facilities, thus protecting health care workers and patients from infections.This year Beaumont Hospital is marking World Hand Hygiene Day in a novel way, projecting messages of hope and thanks from its staff onto a 60-foot wall down by ED. The uplifting messages are written on images of hands as a way of highlighting the importance of hand hygiene, which is vital in our fight against Covid-19.Staff at Beaumont Hospital have written over 500 messages of support to thank their colleagues, the public and all who have supported frontline workers in recent months, including local Shops and Restaurants. Many staff also had their photo taken and these have been incorporated with some of the messages into the video below to promote the message of the day.The projection will be livestreamed on the Beaumont Hospital Facebook and Twitter pages between 9pm today, Tuesday May 5th and 2am on Wednesday May 6th, where staff and the public can share and show their support for frontline workers.You can see the collage of the messages up by the main reception and if you are working tonight please come outside to ED sometime between 9pm and 2am to see the light show (socially distancing of course!). Everyone welcome! #reachoutbeaumont
Posted by Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont, Dublin 9 on Tuesday, 5 May 2020