Infection Control Annual Statement
Infection Control Annual statement 2020-2021
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
Cambridge House Surgery lead for Infection, Prevention and Control, is the Sr Nina Robertson
In the past year (1.4.20 – 31.3.21) there have been no significant events raised that related to infection control.
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Some out of date items were removed and replaced, All clinical reminded of their responsibility to ensure rooms are kept clean and tidy.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 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.
These have been cleaned on a regular basis
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.