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)
Laura (Nurse Manager)
Ruth Beach (Office manager, IPC admin support)
The latest version of our Practice Infection Prevention and Control Policy can be found here.
The latest version of our Practice Needlestick Prevention and Management Policy can be found here.
IPC Meeting Minutes:
If you would like to see the minutes of meeting prior to that date please contact us.
If you would like to see the annual report for previous years please contact us.