BC Guidelines and Resources

The following two guideline documents are appendices to the Ministry Communiqué that was sent to the health authorities in November 2013.

Provincial Best Practices for Hand Hygiene Guidelines – Appendix 1 – 2012 
(Published by the BC Ministry of Health, July 2012)

Provincial Best Practices for Hand Hygiene Guidelines – Appendix 5 – 2013 
(Published by the BC Ministry of Health, November 2013)

Guidelines and Resources from Other Jurisdictions

Hand Hygiene Practices in Healthcare Settings
Created By: Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
March 2012

Hand Hygiene Guidelines
Created By: World Health Organization (WHO)
April 2011