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IPS Care Home Conference, 1st October 2014, SECC Glasgow

For full information on the Care Home Conference click the name above.

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.

07 August 2014 NICE consultation on Antimicrobial resistance: changing risk-related behaviours

IPS actively promotes members to reply to the NICE consultation on Antimicrobial resistance: changing risk-related behaviours draft scope.  Find out more here.

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.

01 August 2014 call for IPS representative 

A working group of the Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens (ACDP) Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy Sub Group is being set up to look at issues surrounding decontamination.  Any IPS member interested in this exciting opportunity should contact pa@ips.uk.net by Friday 8th August 2014.

01 August 2014 Infection Control courses

IPS lists a number of courses on Infection Control that members may be interested in.  For further details please click here.

23 July 2014 Infection Prevention & Control Commissioning Toolkit version 2 (England)

Jointly produced by IPS and the RCN, the toolkit has been revised following the reforms made to the NHS in England and the transition to a new commissioning structure.  Read it here.

15 July 2014 Health Foundation paper on integrating human factors with infection prevention and control

In 2013, IPS members wrote a Health Foundation paper on integrating human factors with infection prevention and control - the call to action is ongoing.  Find out more here.

11 July 2014 Streams at Infection Prevention 2014

There will be up to five streams running each day catering for specific areas of interest.  In order to promote the streams at conference, flyers have been developed.  Please share and display these within your organisation.  Thank you for your support.

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