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17 Apr 2014 Branch Funded Places for Infection Prevention 2014

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.

17 Apr 2014 Infection prevention and control quality standard (QS61)

The NICE Infection prevention and control quality standard (QS61) has been published on the NICE website today. You can view the quality standard here.

11 Apr 2014 Do you attend IPS branch meetings?

There are many ways to be involved – check out the diary of events here

11 Apr 2014 MHRA Launch new guidance on managing medical devices

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.

25 Mar 2014 OneTogether Partnership

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. 

20 Mar 2014 Call for a deputy to support IPS representative on OneTogether Project

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 pa@ips.uk.net 

11 Mar 2014 Launch of the IPS Annual Plan 2014

IPS formally launches its Annual Plan 2014 today.  Please click here to view.