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19 - 25 October 2014 Infection Prevention Week 2014

This Sunday 19th October sees the start of Infection Prevention Week.  The new IPS video is an ideal resource for you to promote the specialty during this important week.

17 October 2014 Be part of the IPS Editorial Management Group 

The IPS Editorial Management Group is currently seeking applications for two new members – an Associate Editor (Reviews) and Deputy Editor (Production).  Further information can be found here.

10 October 2014 ESPAUR Report Published Today

The first annual report from Public Health England (PHE) English Surveillance Programme for Antimicrobial Utilisation and Resistance (ESPAUR) has been published today.  This report indicates a 6% increase in combined antibiotic prescribing of GPs and hospitals between 2010-2013.  Read it here.

01 October 2014 Heather Loveday newly appointed President of IPS

IPS has appointed Heather Loveday as its President, taking over from Julie Storr.

26 September 2014 IPS QIT project

IPS are recruiting a small number of organisations to become part of a national project to develop a super user group to understand more fully the benefits and challenges in using our Quality Improvement Tools (QITs) and associated software.  For further information please click here.

10 September 2014 IPS pledge to the Antibiotic Guardian campaign

IPS has pledged to the Antibiotic Guardian campaign, UK's response to European Antibiotic Awareness Day on 18 November.  IPS encourages all organisations and their members to pledge now.

22 August 2014 IPS President’s Blog – ‘applying what we know already will save lives’

This is a quote from the latest IPS President’s Blog. You can read it here.

15 August 2014 IPS Awards 2014 shortlist announced

Find out who is on the shortlist here.  The winners will be announced at Infection Prevention 2014 (IP2014) Gala Dinner, which is taking place on Tuesday 30th September 2014 at The Arches, Glasgow.

05 August 2014 Ebola Alert Update

Public Health England (PHE) have issued an update on the current outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa. Read it here.