Case Number 6644
Request Date 03/04/2019
Completion Date 11/04/2019

 

Details of the Request

1. Trust / Health Board Name

2. Number of hospitals managed

3. What type of hand drying systems do you provide in the washrooms located in the following areas of your hospitals?

  • a) Clinical
  • b) public areas
  • c) Others e.g. catering, back office

4. If electrical dryers are used please state type a) b) c)

5. If other hand drying systems are used or combinations of systems are employed please give details a) b) c)

6. What were the main reasons for choosing the hand drying systems used in a) b) c)

7. Have you changed yourhand drying methods in the past year? If so, please give details of the change and the reasons why.

8. Do you have any plans to change your hand drying systems? If so, please give dtails of the change and reasons why.

9. In your opinion which is the most hygeinic method of hand drying for hospital environments

10. Any comments you would like tomake about hand drying.

 

Details of the Response

1. Trust / Health Board Name

Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

 

2. Number of hospitals managed

2

  

3. What type of hand drying systems do you provide in the washrooms located in the following areas of your hospitals?

Clinical

Folded Paper Hand Towels

 

Public Areas

Folded Paper Hand Towels

 

Other

Folded Paper Hand Towels

 

4. If electrical dryers are used please state type a) b) c)

N/A

 

5. If other hand drying systems are used or combinations of systems are employed please give details a) b) c)

N/A

 

6. What were the main reasons for choosing the hand drying systems used in a) b) c)

N/A

 

7. Have you changed yourhand drying methods in the past year? If so, please give details of the change and the reasons why.

No

 

8. Do you have any plans to change your hand drying systems? If so, please give dtails of the change and reasons why.

No

 

9. In your opinion which is the most hygeinic method of hand drying for hospital environments

Paper Hand Towels

 

10. Any comments you would like tomake about hand drying.

No