Health and Wellbeing

Effective handwashing

By Adrian 01 Mar 2020

Washing your hands with soap and hot water is one of the most effective ways to protect yourself against common infections. But most of us don't wash our hands very thoroughly, leaving us at risk of transferring germs from the things we touch to our eyes, nose, and mouth.

Follow the handwashing technique in this video for the most effective hand hygiene.

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Adrian is a medical doctor and a Member of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine; Student Health & Wellbeing Manager at the University of London; and Warden of Connaught Hall. He is a Mental Health First Aid instructor and a trainer for Student Minds. Adrian is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine; a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA); a Member of the Association of University Administrators; and an Associate Member of the Academy of Medical Educators. He is passionate about advancing equality, diversity, and inclusion. Adrian's interests include fitness, nutrition, mindfulness and insight meditation, medical education, social psychology, and human factors / crisis resource management.
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