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Newsletter: IPC Advice 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 Advice 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
  • Purchase: Downloadable free of charge.  If you would like to receive IPC Advice Bulletins and other information about Community Infection Prevention and Control, please e-mail ipccommunity@hdft.nhs.uk giving your name, organisation and postcode with the word ‘Subscribe’. This is part of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust’s (HDFT) process to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that comes into force on 25 May 2018. This email is to inform you that your name and other contact information currently resides in HDFT’s internal systems to enable us to send you relevant news and latest updates.

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