An Integrated Hand Hygiene
Compliance and Skin Care Programme
Compliance and Skin Care Programme
Setting higher standards to prevent healthcare acquired infections
Achieving proven clinical outcomes against healthcare-associated infections
The DebMed® Programme integrates three key elements: Essential Products / Vital Information / Highest Standards to allow for a tailored hand hygiene compliance and skin care programme to be installed in to any healthcare environment. The programme ensures the right products are available where and when needed, enables hand hygiene and skin care best practice and will bring real sustainable health and financial benefits to hospitals, patients and staff.
DebMed® is a unique, integrated hand hygiene compliance and skin care programme that is customised to each healthcare environment. The DebMed® Programme is proven to increase hand hygiene compliance and reduce HCAIs like MRSA by 42%. In a breakthrough 3-year clinical study (2012 - 2015) at a large US academic medical centre, the DebMed® Programme was proven to: Improve hand hygiene compliance by 25.5%, reduce HCAIs like MRSA by 42% and result in overall cost savings of $434,0001.
Challenges & Best Practice
Healthcare Associated Infections
Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAIs) remain a persistent threat for patient safety, hospital reputation and the risk of financial repercussions and penalties.
About Hand Hygiene
A lack of hand hygiene compliance by healthcare staff continues to be a significant contributor to the spread of pathogens, resulting in HCAI’s.
Hand Hygiene Best Practice
Implementing best practice makes a significant difference in increasing compliance and reducing HCAI’s.
A complete range of hand hygiene and skin care products developed specifically for healthcare and safe for frequent use.
An electronic system proven to be an accurate and reliable method of measuring hand hygiene compliance following the WHO ‘5-Moments’.
Highest Standards of Behaviour
We support you to change staff behaviour and meet the highest standards of skin care.
News & Blog
It’s Back-to-School Season – for Students, Faculty and Germs18 Sep 2018
Back-to-school season means a return to cold and flu season. With students, teachers and staff spending several hours each day within close proximity of one another, germs...
Housekeeping Hand Hygiene: The Key to Cleanliness11 Sep 2018
Housekeepers tackle big and small messes every day. While cleaning and sanitizing spaces such as hotel suites or lobbies, housekeepers can encounter and spread...
MP Andrea Jenkyns speaks out in recent Parliamentary debate – ‘we need to embrace technology in order to save lives’4 Sep 2018
At the Westminster Hall Debate (Raising standards of infection prevention and control in the NHS’, 15th May 2018), Andrea Jenkyns, MP for Morley and Outwood, raised her concerns...
For Preventing Infections, Sanitizer is Still your Best Friend!28 Aug 2018
Lately, media coverage of articles claiming bacteria is becoming resistant to hand sanitizer has gotten quite a bit of attention in the infection prevention space. However, before...
Why Can’t We Seem to Say Goodbye to Poor Hand Hygiene21 Aug 2018
We know washing our hands is good. We know it’s one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of infections within healthcare settings. So then why is hand hygiene...
Virgin Trains Powers Ahead with Sun Protection14 Aug 2018
Every year, 1,700 people develop skin cancer from sun exposure at work – equivalent to five people each day. However, 90% of skin cancer deaths could have been...