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Infection Prevention and Control

Good infection prevention and control (IPC) is essential to ensure that people who use health and social care services receive safe and effective care in a clean environment. IPC is an important part of a care homes effective risk management strategy to improve the quality of residents care and the health and safety of staff.

 

The Clinical Commissioning Groups IPC Team provide the following support to the independent care sector in Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin:

 

  • IPC resources (Induction booklet, train the trainer, Check to Protect assessment tools, organism toolkits, information leaflets, posters)
  • IPC link nurse forums
  • Advise during infection outbreaks /incidents
  • Telephone advice and support
  • Signposting information and guidance
  • Advice for new builds and refurbishments
  • Support the investigation into IPC incidents, including post infection reviews.
  • Audit against national IPC standards as part of a rolling programme of audit and quality visits.
  • Provide IPC education and training with the focus on key aspects of IPC, local health economy drivers and national initiatives.
  • Encourage participation in local and national IPC & antimicrobial resistance initiatives

 

For advice and guidance contact: 01743 277523

Jilly Hassall IPC Nurse – jill.hassall@nhs.net

Jenny Bate IPC Specialist Nurse – Jennifer.bate@nhs.net

Sylvia Barnes –Team administratorsylviabarnes@nhs.net

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