Infection Control Annual Statement 2019/20

Purpose

An annual infection control statement is generated each year by Bharani Medical Centre

 

It will summarise:

 

  • Any infection transmission incidents and action taken (these will be reported in accordance with our Significant Event procedure
  • The annual infection control audit summary and actions undertaken
  • Control risk assessments undertaken
  • Details of staff training (both as part of induction and annual training) with regards to infection prevention & control
  • Details of infection control advise to patients
  • Any review and update of policies, procedures and guidelines.

 

Background:

 

Bharani Medical Centre Lead for Infection Prevention /Control is Jeanette Gulliford, Lead Practice Nurse.

 

This team keep updated with infection prevention & control practices and share necessary information with staff and patients throughout the year.

 

Significant events:

 

In the past year there have been 1 significant events that related to infection prevention & control.  This was investigated by the CCG and did not relate to the practice.

 

Audits:

 

An infection control was undertaken in January 2020.

 

The outstanding action:

Room 1 Floor - A risk assessment was undertaken for this.

 

 

Risk Assessments:

 

Regular risk assessments are undertaken to minimise the risk of infection and to ensure the safety of patients and staff.

 

Risk assessments include COSSHH assessment.

 

COSSH assessments include:

Glaze

Sabre

Sani-Cloth-70-SDS

Selactive

SELDEN TO66

Selgiene Ultra

Staff Training

 

All staff undertake infection control training. This is via an on-line training provider. There is infection control training for clinical staff and non-clinical staff.

 

A hand hygiene was conducted for all staff and all staff met the standards.

 

 

Infection Control Advice to Patients:

 

There are leaflets/posters available in the Medical Centre/Surgery on:

 

  • Measles                                              
  • Influenza
  • Shingles   

 

 

Policies, procedures and guidelines.

 

Documents related to infection prevention & control are reviewed in line with national and local guidance changes and are updated 2-yearly (or sooner in the event on new guidance).

 



 
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