Infection Prevention and Control
News, practice and discussion forums on infection prevention and control
“Mosquitoes heading for warmer UK,” Sky News reports after a new review predicted climate change will make the UK a more hospitable environment for disease-carrying mosquitoes and ticks, leading to an outbreak of conditions normally seen in more tropical climates.
5 Moments For Hand Hygiene
Student nurses must recognise the need to accurately complete patient documents and can learn from their mistakes through simulation and formative feedback.
Healthcare Acquired Infections
Standardised aseptic technique training has improved nurses’ ability to prevent healthcare-associated infections in one hospital and led to better awareness of AT.
Sneha and Alexandra found their capacity building elective in Sierra Leone opened their eyes to new learning opportunities