Pizza parties laid on to thank staff for good infection control

Celebrating front-line health workers efforts in preventing the spread of healthcare-acquired infections is a great motivator: US study

Doctors can help promote patient safety by showing they value the efforts of front-line staff in preventing the spread of healthcare-acquired infections, a study suggests.

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Some US hospitals have been celebrating infection prevention successes with rewards and recognition for front-line staff, ranging from pizza parties to congratulatory emails, according to a study.

Lead author Dr Alice Gaughan of The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus said recognition and rewards to front-line