Cambridge House Surgery

Cambridge House Surgery

124 Werrington Road, Bucknall, Stoke-on-trent, ST2 9AJ

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Telephone: 01782 219075

Out of Hours: 111

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Infection Control Annual Statement 2020

Infection Control Annual Statement

Infection Control Annual statement 2020-2021

Purpose

An Infection control statement will be generated each year in April

■Any infection transmission incidents and any action taken (these will have been reported in accordance with our Significant Event procedure)

■Details of any infection control audits undertaken and actions undertaken

■Details of any control risk assessments undertaken

■Details of staff training

■Any review and update of policies, procedures and guidelines

Background

Park Medical Centre leads for Infection, Prevention and Control, are the Sr Angela Boucher supported by Debbie Beels

Significant Events

In the past year (1.4.19 – 31.3.20) there have been no significant events raised that related to infection control.

There was one incident of incorrect use of sharps bins by a locum. The correct usage information is now in the locum pack.

Audits

An Infection control audit was carried out by D Wilshaw

Some out of date items were removed and replaced, All clinical reminded of their responsibility to ensure rooms are kept clean and tidy.

Some handwashing posters were replaced.

Risk Assessments

Risk assessments are carried out so best practice can be established and then followed.

Cleaning specifications, frequencies and cleanliness of equipment

Toys, books and magazines

We provide no toys in the waiting room or during consultations. To manage risk it was decided to remove toys from the waiting room/. Books are still available in the waiting room.

Curtains /blinds

These have been cleaned on a regular basis

Staff training

Our aim is to conduct hand hygiene training to members of our practice team at bi-annual training events.

We are now using Bluestream training to ensure staff are up to dare

Relevant members of the clinical team attend/will attend update training for Infection Prevention and Control for General Practice.

Policies, Procedures and Guidelines

Policies relating to Infection Prevention and Control are reviewed and updated annually if appropriate. However, all are amended on an on-going basis as current advice changes.