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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. 

 

Contact 

 

Infection Prevention and Control Service

Old Market House
Hamilton Street
Birkenhead
CH41 5AL 

 

Tel: 0151 604 7750
Fax: 0151 643 5445

 

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Related links

 

Health Protection Agency
NHS North West  

Last Updated on Monday, 08 September 2014 15:59

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