A CLEAN BILL OF HEALTH: HRI lead infection control nurse
Jean Robinson with Keith Morgan, a member of the hospital's domestic team and, top right, lead infection control nurse
Jean Robinson (left) with patient Patricia Gledhill
Jean Robinson, the Trust's lead infection control nurse
, said: " We are very proud to be at the forefront of developments which are such an important part of patient care.
Consultant microbiologist Dr Ros Stansfield from Northumbria Healthcare Trust and infection control nurse
Christine McManus from North Tyneside Primary Care Trust will also be available for questions.
Janice Price, infection control nurse
, added, 'The cleanyourhands campaign is an excellent opportunity to help build a culture where infection control is everybody's business.
Health experts say that Scotland has just one infection control nurse
for every 800 beds to help fight Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA).
Jean Robinson, acting lead infection control nurse
, was impressed with the new equipment on display.
Judith Room, senior infection control nurse
, said: "Infection control is a huge priority for us.
Christine McManus, an infection control nurse
, said: "Hopefully, if the children enjoy the activities, the clean hands message will stay with them for ever.
Sue Carter, lead infection control nurse
at the North West Wales NHS Trust, said: ``People carrying MRSA usually have no symptoms.
Linda Parsons, an infection control nurse
at Whiston Hospital, Merseyside, said contaminated holy water might have caused premature deaths.
Mike Coltman, infection control nurse
for Coventry Teaching PCT, said: "Good hygiene practice, both hand and respiratory will have a major role to play in slowing the spread of pandemic influenza.
Debbie King, infection control nurse
for Solihull Care Trust, said: "Hand washing is the single most important thing you can do to protect yourself and your family from infection.