Infection Prevention and Control

What is Infection Prevention and Control?

Infection and Prevention and Control (IPC, often called "infection control") is the work we do and systems we have in place to help minimise the spread of infections between individuals who visit our sites, including spread from

patient to patient

patient to staff

staff to patient

staff to staff

 

IPC includes but is not limited to our policies, ethos, buildings and equipment suitability and cleanliness, audit of practice, staff training and the IPC annual report. 

 

All members of our practice team have shared responsibiliy for Infection Prevention and Control.

The IPC team

Our IPC Team is currently made up of

Dr David Hayton (GP Partner, IPC Lead)

Aben (Nurse Lead)

Liz (Administrative support)

IPC Documents

The latest version of our Practice Infection Prevention and Control Policy can be found here.

IPC Policy updated April 2021

The latest version of our Practice Needlestick Prevention and Management Policy can be found here.

Needlestick Prevention and Management Policy updated April 2021

IPC Meeting Minutes:

Minutes of Meeting 07 September 2021

Minutes of Meeting 20 April 2021

Minutes of Meeting 23 February 2021

Minutes of Meeting 28 April 2020

Minutes of Meeting 4 February 2020

Minutes of Meeting 12 November 2019

Minutes of Meeting 4 June 2019

If you would like to see the minutes of meeting prior to that date please contact us.

 

IPC Reports:

IPC Report May 2021

IPC Report April 2020

IPC Report June 2019

If you would like to see the annual report for previous years please contact us.