Catch it, bin it, kill it

Published on: Friday, 23-January-2015

With the number of people suffering from colds, coughs and flu increasing, it is more important than ever that people help themselves and each other by practicing good hand hygiene.

Believe it or not, one of the most effective ways of everyone protecting themselves by remember the simple phrase:

CATCH IT - Always carry tissues and use them to cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze.

BIN IT - Dispose of used tissues as soon as possible.

KILL IT - Clean your hands with soap and water as soon as you can and make sure you wash them frequently. If you have no washing facilities, make use of an alcohol gel.

For more information visit www.nhs.uk