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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.