Are you a member of IPS? If so, did you know that you may be eligible for a branch funded place to attend Infection Prevention 2014 in Glasgow. Further information can be found here.
The NICE Infection prevention and control quality standard (QS61) has been published on the NICE website today. You can view the quality standard here.
There are many ways to be involved – check out the diary of events here
The MHRA have launched a new document that will be of interest to members. Managing Medical Devices – Guidance for healthcare and social services organisations, outlines a systematic approach to the acquisition, deployment, maintenance (preventive maintenance and performance assurance), repair and disposal of medical devices and medical device training.
IPS is part of the OneTogether partnership, which provides a framework for collaboration, to educate, engage and empower the healthcare community to reduce preventable healthcare associated infections specifically surgical site infections.
IPS has joined the OneTogether Partnership and are looking for a deputy to support the IPS representative on the group. Anyone interested should please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
IPS formally launches its Annual Plan 2014 today. Please click here to view.