• Infection Prevention
Infection Prevention & Control

The Infection Prevention and Control Service works across the health and social care setting to reduce health care associated infections (HCAIs).

We provide support and advice to healthcare professionals and the public through the following:


  • Infection Control Audits
  • Monitoring and surveillance of outbreaks
  • Outbreak management of HCAIs (e.g. norovirus, C difficile, MRSA)
  • Specialist Infection Prevention and Control advice and support
  • Training in Infection Prevention & Control
  • Development of policies, guidelines and information leaflets
  • Procurement advice
  • Promote hand hygiene practice
  • Produce annual infection control report

Office hours

Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm


Out of Hours

Urgent advice and support is available by calling 0151 706 2000. 




Infection Prevention and Control Service

Old Market House
Hamilton Street
CH41 5AL 


Tel: 0151 604 7750
Fax: 0151 643 5445


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Related links


Health Protection Agency
NHS North West  

Last Updated on Friday, 09 October 2015 09:25

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