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Aims and objectives

The Hygiene Council formed in 2006 to monitor infection threats, and respond by offering useful advice to the public to help to prevent the spread of infection through good hygiene. The Council focuses on providing simple, practical hygiene advice for in the home and when out and about, helping families to stay healthy and hygienic.

The Council talks about the importance of good hygiene to the public, healthcare professionals, schools and other groups to help people to change hygiene behaviours for the long term. By continuing to provide practical, relevant recommendations to improve hygiene practices, the Council aims to help the public to a more hygienic future.

News

Horizon investigates if decreased exposure to bacteria is responsible for an increase in allergies
28/08/2014

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FSA urges the public to stop washing raw chicken
16/06/2014

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FSA urge public to stop washing raw chicken – but what about safe handling of it?
16/06/2014

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WHO to develop global plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance
03/06/2014

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Saudi review finds over 100 more MERS infections
03/06/2014

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