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Keep up-to-date with everything related to infection prevention and control education with our NES IPC Education Team Newsletter and announcements.

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๐Ÿ“… February 2024


  • In it together to Get it Right: Practical Application of SICPs and TBPs

The resource is now fully updated and available to access in the In it together to Get it Right: Practical Application of SICPs and TBPs page.


๐Ÿ“… January 2024


  • NES IPC Education Team Newsletter.

The January issue of NES IPC Education Team newsletter is now out.
The spotlight article is about the IPC Education Team rebranding.
 

  • Hand Rub update

Please note that the term โ€˜alcohol-based hand rub (ABHR)โ€™ has now been updated to โ€˜hand rubโ€™ in the National Infection Prevention and Control Manual (NIPCM). A hand rub (alcohol or non-alcohol based) can be used if it meets the required standards. Please see further information in the hand hygiene products literature review

All educational resources on the IPC Zone will be updated in due course. 

This change does not have any implications for hand hygiene practice. 


๐Ÿ“… November 2023


  • In it together to Get it Right: Practical Application of SICPs and TBPs

The resources module has been temporarily removed as they are currently under review.


๐Ÿ“… October 2023


  • Winter Preparedness 2023/24.

ARHAI Scotland and NHS Education for Scotland have relaunched a set of key infection prevention and control messages, that can be used to support health and care settings during the winter session.

Check out the winter preparedness campaign

 


๐Ÿ“… September 2023


  • NES ARHAI Newsletter.

The september issue of ARHAI newsletter is now out.
The spotlight article is about the Antimicrobial Resistance Resources.

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Our NES IPC Education Team Newsletter is issued quarterly, on the first Friday of each quarter. The next newsletter will be published on 3rd May 20224

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