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    • Irish policy-makers' perceptions of barriers and facilitators to hand hygiene compliance 

      Madden, Caoimhe; Lydon, Sinéad; Lambe, Kathryn; O'Connor, Paul (Irish Medical Organisation, 2019-04)
      Introduction Despite its’ role in infection prevention, hand hygiene (HH) compliance rates in healthcare settings remain sub-optimal. Little research has examined policy-makers’ perceptions of contributory barriers and ...
    • Learning from complaints about hospital care 

      O'Dowd, Emily; Lydon, Sinéad; Lambe, Kathryn; Vellinga, Akke; Rudland, Chris; Ahern, Elaine; Hilton, Aoife; Ward, Marie E.; Kane, Maria; Reader, Tom; Gillespie, Alex; Vaughan, David; Slattery, Dubhfeasa; O'Connor, Paul (National University of Ireland Galway, 2022)
      Complaints are often seen as a negative experience in healthcare, with patients or family members writing about poor experiences of care, or things that went wrong. These things that go wrong may be small issues or ...
    • Psychometric evaluation of a measure of factors influencing hand hygiene behaviour to inform intervention 

      Lydon, Sinéad; Greally, Cathriona; Tujjar, Omar; Reddy, Kiran; Lambe, Kathryn; Madden, Caoimhe; Walsh, Chloe; Fox, Susan; O'Connor, Paul (Hospital Infection Society, 2019-02-12)
      Background Although the hand hygiene (HH) procedure is simple, the related behaviour is complex and is not readily understood, explained or changed. There is a need for practical tools to provide data that can guide ...
    • A toolkit for improving hand hygiene compliance in intensive care 

      Lambe, Kathryn; Lydon, Sinéad; McSharry, Jenny; Byrne, Molly; Squires, Janet; Power, Michael; Domegan, Christine; O'Connor, Paul (National University of Ireland Galway, 2020-10-15)
      A toolkit to help intensive care units to identify how they can improve hand hygiene compliance.