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Latest News

22 July 2016 IPS Awards 2016 Shortlist Announced

The shortlist is now available to view here and the winner will be announced at IP2016 in Harrogate.  Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter / nominate, the entry of applications was extremely high.

22 July 2016 OneTogether Infection Control Assessment Toolkit

In April 2016 the OneTogether infection control assessment toolkit was launched.  The assessment toolkit is available in a printable and also electronic version on the IPS website - click here.OneTogether Infection Control Assessment Toolkit

22 June 2016 Journal of Infection Prevention (JIP) table of contents

The table of contents for the July 2016 edition of JIP is now available to view here.  Follow on twitter @JInfPrev

19 May 2016 Interested in being part of the new IPS R & D Network?

Do you have any research experience? Are you interested in becoming actively involved in collaborative research? If so, then you may be interested in joining the new IPS R&D network. The R&D committee are facilitating the development of this network for individuals who wish to become actively involved in collaborative research in infection prevention and control.  We are holding our first R&D network day on Thursday 25th August 2016 (10:00 – 16:00hrs) at the NVCO Offices, 8 All Saints St, London, N1 9RL.  The overall aim of the day will be to explore possible research topics and identify potential collaborative groups to take forward research projects. It will be free of charge with tea, coffee and lunch provided.  If you are interested in becoming an active member of the R&D network and would like to attend this day, please contact randd@ips.uk.net  by 1st August.

05 May 2016 IPS Hand Hygiene Torch Tour 2016 Has Launched

In support of WHO World Hand Hygiene Day, IPS has launched a Hand Hygiene Torch Tour 2016 with events across the UK and abroad.  A social media campaign #IPSTorchTour16 and website tracker will keep you up to date with the Torches journey as it travels around the UK, Ireland and the rest of the world. You can find out more about the tour on the dedicated web page here

28 January 2016 IP&C Commissioning Toolkit (Second Edition) PublishedRCN_and_IPS_Toolkit_infection_prevention_Front_Cover.jpg

The Infection Prevention Society (IPS), in partnership with the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has launched a revised Infection Prevention and Control Commissioning Toolkit.  The development and use of the toolkit is supported by NHS England and provides a series of indicators that can be used by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and regulators to focus on preventing healthcare associated infections (HAI) in healthcare settings. Developed by members of the IPS Commissioning Group and RCN, the toolkit highlights the importance of preventing and controlling healthcare infection in general and specifically pneumonia, urinary tract infections and sepsis.  A press statement is also available.