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 [...]
Please note that NHS England and NHS Improvement published new guidance ‘Standard infection control precautions: national hand hygiene and personal protective equipment policy’ March 2019, https://improvement.nhs.uk/resources/national-hand-hygiene-and-personal-protective-equipment-policy/. They have increased the elements of the ‘Standard infection control precautions’ (SICP) from 7 [...]
Risk of death and severe harm from ingesting superabsorbent polymer gel granules Alert issued by NHS England and NHS Improvement. Please note the use of polymer gel granules should now not be used. PS_Alert_Polymer_28_Nov_2019_FINALDownload
We are very proud that NICE has referenced 15 of our ‘Community Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for General Practice (Policies)’ in the NICE (May 2019) ‘Healthcare associated infections’ Clinical Knowledge Summaries cks.nice.org.uk/healthcare-associated-infections. Well done Team!
I think the Preventing Infection Workbook for General Practice 2nd Edition is comprehensive and will contribute towards IPC standards as required by the regulations and interpreted for use in primary care. Elaine Biscoe, National Nursing Advisor, Care Quality Commission, Head [...]
Read how the reflection in practice enhanced the infection prevention and control knowledge of Helen Degnan. Download: Helen Degnan article NS.29.44.61 Nursing Standard. 29, 44, 61-61 July 2015 Reproduced with kind permission of RCNI.com