Infection Prevention and Control

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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.


Previous IPC meeting minutes:




IPC Reports: