Infection Control and Hygiene
Healthcare organisations have made excellent progress in meeting targets for reducing rates of healthcare-associated infections. However, these remain a significant risk to patients and a priority for healthcare providers. This category seeks entries from organisations that have significantly contributed to patient safety through a reduction in healthcare-associated infection rates and/or an improvement in hygiene and cleanliness. Projects could include those developed in response to a specific issue that the organisation has identified or in order to meet local and national targets.
Specific entry criteria
Entries will be judged against the following criteria: