Infection Prevention and Control
News, practice and discussion forums on infection prevention and control
Nurses are often unenthusiastic about mandatory training, but an objective structured clinical examination approach can improve staff engagement
Healthcare Acquired Infections
Part of the role of an infection prevention nurse is to help staff change practice to reduce infection risk.
If your kitchen smoke detector starts to shriek, do you: (a) cover your ears and assume the din will eventually stop, or (b) act immediately to keep you and your loved ones safe?
We talk to Karen Keighley, lead nurse for infection prevention and control at Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust, who qualified 15 years ago.