This annual statement, updated each year, will summarise the following:
- Any infection transmission incidents and any action taken (these will be recorded in accordance with our Significant Event procedure)
- Details of any infection control audits undertaken and any actions taken.
- Details of infection control risk assessments
- Staff training
- Any review and update of policies, procedures and guidelines.
Sr Pippa Burchell and Sr Vicky Chisholm, Practice Nurses are the IPC Leads for Malpas Surgery. They are supported by and accountable to Practice Manager and GP Partners.
In the last year there have been no significant events raised in relation to infection control issues.
Full IPC Audit
INFECTION CONTROL PRACTICES
Following the review of infection prevention and control practices the following actions have been
Regular meeting of IPC team
Carpet in consulting rooms is to be replaced with hard flooring.
All hand basins are being replaced with HTM64/01-05 specification sinks.
Tiling to be removed and replaced with IPS splash backs.
All our staff receive annual training in infection prevention and control
All clinical and non -clinical staff have completed IPC training on TeamNet.
POLICIES, PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES
The following policies relating to Infection Prevention and Control were reviewed and updated as
Health and Safety Policy
Infection Control Policy
Waste Management Policy
Staff Immunisations Policy
Safe Water Policy
Specimens Handling Policy