Newsletter: IPC Bulletin for GP Practice Staff

To further support GP Practice Staff, the Bulletins contain information on good infection prevention and control (IPC) practice and research from some of the latest CQC Inspection Reports.

The Bulletins contain top IPC tips for good practice and pre-CQC visit recommendations.

  • Size: A4 single sided bulletin sheet
  • Target: For use in General Practice
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17. Bulletin GP 17 April 2019 Clean Your Hands Day – 5 May 2019 / Look after yours hands and Be glove aware!

16. Bulletin GP 16 April 2019 Prevention infection to tackle AMR (IPS)

15: Bulletin GP 15 March 2019 (North Yorkshire only)  North Yorkshire TB Nursing Service

14: Bulletin GP 14 March 2019 Nutrition and Hydration Week: 11-17 March 2019

13: Bulletin GP 13 2018.12 Diagnosing Urinary Tract Infection in a Care Home Resident

13: Bulletin GP 13 2018.12 (North Yorkshire only) Diagnosing Urinary Tract Infection in a Care Home Resident

12: Bulletin GP 12 2018.11 Sharps Safety and World Antibiotic Awareness

11: Bulletin GP 11 2018.10 International Infection Prevention Week 14-20 October 2018

10: Bulletin GP 10 2018.09 Preventing Urinary Tract Infection and Dehydration

09: Advice Bulletin GP 09 2018.04 Save Lives: Clean Your Hands Day – 5 May 2018

08: Advice Bulletin GP 08 2018.03 Reducing Gram-negative bloodstream infections – caused by a urinary tract infection

07: Advice Bulletin GP 07 2017.11  World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 13-19 November 2017

06: Advice Bulletin GP 06 2017.10 Don’t be a UTI dipstick! (Please note: Amended 14/03/18)

05: Advice Bulletin GP 05 2017.02 Information on infections – are you complying?

04: Advice-Bulletin-gp-04-2016-12 CPE (Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae)

03: Advice Bulletin GP 03 2016.10 PVL (Panton-Valentine Leukocidin)

02: Advice Bulletin GP 02 2016.04 Bare Below the Elbows, Hand Hygiene Audit Tool, The Gloves are off first

01:  Advice Bulletin GP 01 2016.01 Top IPC tips for pre-CQC visits

Updated: 04/03/19