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Quality improvement in IPC

Hi, I'm looking to do some work around Quality Improvement in IPC and was wondering if anyone had anything they may have previously done at all, please 


How do you get work published?

Hi I would love to get some work published but do not know where to start - I would be grateful for any advice/guidance


Decontamination groups

Hi all,Just trying to gain an understanding of different areas decontamination groups how often does the group meet?what is covered on the agenda?and general terms of referenceMany thanks for your help in advance


international IPC teams

Hi allI would like to know if there is anyone on here that has visited any excellent IPC teams abroad and were able to implement something new into their own IPC practice or hospital. I need to decide on a country I wish to visit as part of a scholar...


Pop-up isolation room use for ITU

hi,  I'm looking into pop-up isolation rooms for be used in our ITU, however, the redi-rooms by Gama are not suitable, due to the pendants that are suspended from the ceiling.  doe anyone have the same issue? if so could you help?  ple...


Band 4 job description

Hi does anyone have a band 4 IPC job description that they'd be happy to share please. Thanks helen.wilcox5@nhs.net 


Neurosurgery - Infection Prevention Teams

Hi, I work in a regional Neuroscience centre and i am keen to benchmark against other Trusts who provide neurosurgical services with a focus on (but not limited to) SSI, EVDs and sharing good practice.  Many thanksHelenhelen.oulton@nhs.net


IPC Auditing Software

HI All,Apologies as I may have asked this before, but it was a while ago. I just wondered if any teams were using any type of software for completing IPC audits on. Thanks Helen helen.wilcox5@nhs.net 


Gloves and covid vaccination

I know the guidance is there but I cant find it; that only hand hygiene is needed between covid vaccination NOT gloves. Could someone send me a link, I need to reinforce it. Its clear about gloves for body fluids, but wanted specific to Covid vax. Th...


Documentation for a daily huddle

I am Team lead for IPC in a combined mental health and physical health community setting, we have a large geographical area to cover and rely on good daily communication, we have a daily teams huddle but are looking to develop a method to document ou...