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Infection Prevention and Control

News, practice and discussion forums on infection prevention and control

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Meningitis B vaccine 'available from September'

6-Jul-2015

“All newborn babies in England and Scotland are to be offered a vaccine to combat meningitis B from September,” BBC News reports.

Hepatitis C is prevalent among drug users

From needle exchange to sexual health and beyond Subscription Required

29-Jun-2015

A harm reduction service for users of intravenous drugs run by mental health nurses developed into wider healthcare services for this vulnerable group.

5 Moments For Hand Hygiene



Using simulation to aid students’ documentation

Using simulation to aid students’ documentation Subscription Required

16-Feb-2015

Student nurses must recognise the need to accurately complete patient documents and can learn from their mistakes through simulation and formative feedback.

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