About IPS

InfluencingOur vision is that no person is harmed by a preventable infection.

Our mission is to inform promote and sustain expert infection prevention policy and practice in the pursuit of patient or service user and staff safety wherever care is delivered.

Please click here to view a message video from Professor Heather Loveday, former IPS President on why it is important to be a member of IPS.


Our Three Key Aims

IPS will:

  1. Lead, shape and inform the infection prevention agenda locally, nationally and internationally.

  2. Influence and promote the evidence base for infection prevention practice that is adopted universally.

  3. Be the organisation of choice for all those involved in infection prevention to sustain improvements in practice.


Read more on our strategies for infection prevention ...

IPS Structure