Infection prevention and control (IPC)

Every action counts

Campaign materials showing staff, patients and visitors how to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Published 2 February 2022.

Minimising nosocomial infections in the NHS

Steps to minimise nosocomial infections, protect staff and ensure the timely reporting and management of outbreaks and staff absence. Letter from Amanda Pritchard, Ruth May and Prof Stephen Powis.

Published 9 June 2020.

Updates and guidance on PPE

Everything that you need to know on the supply and use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Updated 24 November 2021.

Clinical waste

Link to two GOV.UK pages about managing clinical waste, and blood and body spills.