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IPC 08

Hi I am trying to get hold of a IPC document which has been issued recently and concerns the use of gaseous ozone as a room disinfectant following cleaning. I believe its IPC 08. Thanks Jackie

Ecomist - using hypochlorous acid and sodium hypochlorite mix

I have been informed that some NHS Acute and Ambulance Trusts are using this technology to help decontaminate the environment, grateful for any user insight on the product and its application in your setting.  Thank you Suzanne Morris

Annual IPC Audit Programmes

HelloI hope everyone is keeping well this is my first time posting on the IPS forum. I have 2 questions that I wanted other IPC colleagues thoughts on:1) With the demands of COVID-19 what are your trusts doing in place of infection prevention an...

Donning & Doffing -Mobile Endoscopy Units

Is anyone able to share any thoughts or advice when donning and doffing when space is really limited? I'm working with mobile endoscopy units at the moment to find a solution, whether its environmental layout or technology options or maybe something...

Care Home IPC Audit

HiI have recently been given been given the role of providing IPC advice & training to Care Homes & with outbreaks occurring am now doing IPC audits. As I have not had this within my remit before I am struggling to find the time to locate goo...

MSSA BSI Increase?

We have seen an increase in MSSA BSI since July 2020 - has anyone else seen similar please? Do email me direct if you would rather -  tracey.cooper27@nhs.netThanks

Fit testing

HI All Does anyone know any fit test train the trainers that are in the Northampton area please, 

hand sanitiser Vrs alcohol gel

Hi Does anyone have some data/article on comparisons of effectiveness of alc gel Vrs sanitizer?

Calling all radiographers/radiologists/sonographers with an interest in IPC

HiI'm and ICP from Australia who has a colleague who is a radiographer working in a large radiology practice who would love to chat with others working in radiology about infection prevention and control issues.Is there anyone in IPS who would be int...

PPE Audit for sharing please

Hi, is anyone familiar with a PPE audit, if so can it please be shared with me?Thanks so much, Lenny Neale- Krommenhoek, IP&C nurse, Norfolk Community Health & Care Trust, Norwich. Tel. 01603-272767.