INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL – NEW ROAD SURGERY
This statement has been written by Sally Gates (Clinical Infection Prevention and Control Lead).
New Road Surgery aims to provide a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff. The practice carries out regular infection control audits (the last taking place on 2/11/2018).
Following an invitation from the practice the Worcestershire Health Services Nurse Consultant (Infection Prevention and Control) visited the practice in February 2015 to review our policies, procedures and working practices to ensure we are working to recognized standards.
Infection prevention and control & decontamination policies are available upon request.
Practice nurses, phlebotomists and reception/administrative staff all undertake infection control training appropriate to their role within the practice.
There have been no infection transmission incidents during 2018.
The practice routinely reports any notifiable diseases to Public Health.
Statement date 4/2/2019
Review date February 2020