Given the human disaster that is unfolding in Maidstone Hospital – where 90 patients have died as a result of infections passed on within the hospital - the issue of hospital cleanliness rears its ugly head again. This tragedy is a timely reminder. Click here for report
Despite all the high-tech medical treatments, the advancements in medicines and all the great medical knowledge in the heads of our medical staff, the three most important words in the NHS are
WASH YOUR HANDS
I have heard it argued that doing more of this would significantly reduce the level of infection in our hospitals .... and of course like all the best advice this is about SIMPLICITY.