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schülke customer St. Elisabeth Hospital Beckum is Europe’s number 1 for Hand Hygiene!

30.11.2015

The St. Elisabeth Beckum hospital has won the prestigious “Hand Hygiene Excellence Award 2014”, a Europe-wide competition judged by world leaders in infection control. Participating hospitals have to go through a extremely strict judging regime and auditing process. We are extremely proud to announce that the winning hospital the St. Elisabeth Beckum use almost 100% schülke products.

(left to right) Dr. Guido H Boucsein, hygiene specialist Ursula Altewischer, Prof. Didier Pittet from the World Health Organisation and the St. Elisabeth hospital director Dr. Jan Deitmer at the awards ceremony in Geneva

A schülke customer has won the prestigious “Hand Hygiene Excellence Award 2014”.

The Hand Hygiene Excellence Award is an annual prize given by the International Consortium for Prevention and Infection Control of the World Health Organization (WHO) which recognizes special hand hygiene achievements and innovative compliance procedures. It is a Europe-wide competition and is judged by world leaders in infection control according to a strict judging regime and auditing process. In 2015 the awards ceremony was carried out and we are extremely proud to announce that the 2014 winning hospital the St. Elisabeth Beckum use almost 100% schülke products not only for hand hygiene but also other areas, including terralin and perform!

Ms. Altewischer is the leading hygiene specialist at the hospital and she has successfully led and supported many of the hand hygiene events within the hospital. Ms. Altewischer would like to share this award and praise with the rest of the hospital staff and also schülke, whose products, support and services Ms. Altewischer described as excellent.

Ms. Altewischer also expresses her thanks for the support, which schülke gave her, during her Hand Hygiene Action Days in the hospital. In addition Ms. Altewischer was very enthusiastic about the schülke hygiene plan, which was introduced in Germany in 2014. She says, “It is so easy with the hygiene plan. The plan was such a great help to improve our hygiene throughout the whole hospital. We know exactly which product to use, when and where. The hygiene plan is simple and understandable and we can instantly find all the information that we need”. She also explained how health care hygiene would have been much easier in the past and throughout her own training if the schülke hygiene plan had been avaliable.

When Ms. Altewischer was asked whether and how schülke´s service could be improved, she replied, “It can hardly get better, no matter what the question is, it is always answered by schülke quickly and efficiently, whether it be regarding disinfection or wound management. schülke provides prompt and expert advice!”

schülke thanks Ms. Altewischer for her engagement and support!