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28 Sept 2016 IPS Annual Awards 2016 Winners Announced

Find out who this year's IPS Annual Awards winners and finalists are here.

27 Sept 2016 Journal of Infection Prevention (JIP) table of contents

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

23 Sept 2016 Our Education & Professional Development Committee (EPDC) needs you!

The IPS EPDC is currently seeking applications for two new members.  The term of office is for two years and the time commitment includes up to three meetings over the course of the year and some tele-conferencing.  One post will commence in November 2016 and the other post in January 2017.  This is an exciting opportunity for both individual professional development and to contribute to the Society in its support of member’s needs.  To find out more or to apply please contact IPSPA@fitwise.co.uk.  The closing date for applications is midnight on Friday 14th October 2016

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

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.