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.
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.
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.
IPS has appointed Heather Loveday as its President, taking over from Julie Storr.
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.
This is a quote from the latest IPS President’s Blog. You can read it here.
Public Health England (PHE) have issued an update on the current outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa. Read it here.