Infection Control Annual Statement
This annual statement, updated each year, will summarise the following:
Any infection transmission incidents and any action taken (these will be recorded in
accordance with our Significant Event procedure)
Details of any infection control audits undertaken and any actions taken.
Details of infection control risk assessments
Any review and update of policies, procedures and guidelines.
Sue Millard, Practice Nurse, was appointed to Alresford Surgery in June 2016 and is the infection
control lead. She is assisted in this role by Sue Lees, Operations Manager and Clare Elliott, Practice
Sue Millard attends quarterly IPC lead meetings hosted by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Integrated
In the last year there have been no significant events raised in relation to infection control issues.
Domestic Cleaning (carried out by Two Counties Cleaning)
INFECTION CONTROL PRACTICES
Following the review of infection prevention and control practices the following actions have been
Presentation of findings of sharps bin audit to clinical team
Regular meeting of IPC team
Carpet in consulting rooms is to be replaced with hard flooring.
All our staff receive annual training in infection prevention and control
All clinical and non -clinical staff have completed blue stream e-learning training.
IC lead attends quarterly IPC Lead Practice Nurse forums organized by Hampshire and Isle of Wight
POLICIES, PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES
The following policies relating to Infection Prevention and Control were reviewed and updated as
Health and Safety Policy
Standard Infection, Prevention and Control Policy
Waste Management Policy
Hand Hygiene Policy
Sue Millard – Infection Control Lead Nurse
Sue Lees – Operations Manager