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The Role of the Infection Prevention and Control Team

  • The Trust has a knowledgeable Infection Prevention and Control team whose responsibility is to educate, support and advise on matters relating to Infection Prevention and Control.
  • Each ward / department has pro-active Infection Prevention and Control link staff
  • Each ward / department has an Infection Prevention and Control notice board that contains Infection Prevention and Control information for patients and visitors
  • The Trust has a robust Infection Prevention and Control training & education programme for all staff
  • Infection rates are monitored on an on-going basis
  • Infection Prevention and Control policies are in place.
  • To reduce the spread of infection to other patients within our care

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