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Wednesday 08 April 2020 IPS Training Package for the Operating Department

IPS collaboratively with the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) and the Central Sterilising Club (CSC) have created a set of 29 PowerPoint slides for COVID-19 infection prevention & control for the Operating Department based on the PHE guidance. 

Monday 6th April 2020 IPS Training Package on COVID-19

We have updated the IPS Training package on COVID-19. This set of 32 PowerPoint slides covers the basics of COVID-19 infection prevention & control and you are welcome to adapt them to support training of healthcare workers in your own workplace. They have been developed by IPS Board members and are based on the latest PHE guidance. We will endeavour to keep them updated as this changes and share with you on the dedicated COVID-19 Resources page of our website.

27 March 2020 What is the evidence for airborne transmission of COVID-19?

IPS Vice President Professor Jennie Wilson has put together a summary of the evidence on survival of COVID19 in air and on surfaces and the evidence for risks of transmission from AGP from acute respiratory viruses.  The evidence still suggests that surgical facemasks are adequate for routine 

25 March 2020 IPS statement on infection prevention & control and COVID-19

IPS have issued a Position Statement on COVID-19 and PPE. Read it here.

Friday 6th March 2020 COVID-19 Advice and Guidance

IPS have put together a resource page for you which is a collation of links to useful information and we will be adding to this regularly.

Friday 28th February 2020 President's Digest

The latest edition of the President's Digest is now available - Friday 28th February 2020

30 November 2019 Radio 5 Live Interview about Norovirus

IPS President, Pat Cattini, was interviewed on Radio 5 Live by Eleanor Oldroyd about Norovirus. You can listen to the interview here.


COVID-19 Advice and Guidance

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