Specialist Infection Prevention & Control advice to both staff, patients and relatives.
Strategic management to ensure Infection Prevention & Control is embedded into all departments of the Trust
Policy development, to give clear and simple up to date national guidance and procedures for staff to follow
Audit & inspection of both clinical and environmental on a proactive scheduled basis
Investigating incidents relating to infection prevention and control
Surveillance of alert organisms and pathogens known to cause HCAIs
Education and training to co-ordinate and deliver programmes of education for appropriate staff.
Outbreak prevention and management
Risk assessments to ensure safe clinical practice to protect both patients and staff.