Specialist Management Service

Infection Prevention & Control

If you need any infection prevention and control advice which you cannot find on the web pages please contact a member of the team Handwash_Small








Effective handwashing is the single most important step which can be taken to prevent the
spread of Healthcare Associated Infection.

When washing hands always use the  Ayliffe Technique

Infection Control Team

Helena McCourt

 Deputy Director of Nursing
Director of Infection Prevention and Control (DIPC)

      Dr Mike Rothburn

Infection Control Doctor
Consultant Medical Microbiologist

      Joanne Scoltock

Modern Matron Physical Health
Infection Control Nurse Manager

Diane Peel

Infection Control Nurse Specialist

Charlie Charlton

Infection Control Nurse

Mary Ujoodha

Infection Control Nurse

Amanda Fairclough

Infection Control Team Secretary

When wishing to contact the Infection Control Team by email please click this link

Information for Public and Service Users

Infection Control Committee Minutes July 2014 (Ratified)

Infection Control Link Practitioners Page (Updated October 2014)



Managers Assurance Checklist Page 

Information leaflets for Contractors 

Bed Management Flow Chart

Products List(Updated January 2015)

BD Autoshield Duo Instructional Poster 

 Actions to be taken in event of case of diarrhoea / C.diff Poster

NEW Inpatient Clinical Waste Poster (Print to A3)

Contacting Infection Control

During Office hours - Telephone 0151 471 2635/ 472 4060 / 471 2259
(Fax - 0151 471 - 2495)

Outside office hours contact the Silver On Call for your CBU

Infection Control Advice, Guidance and other Resources

IPC Policy Updated Dec 2013

Infection Control Rationale

First Aid Measures for Sharps, Bites and Scratches

 Product List - Updated January 2015

Outbreak Surveillance Form

Inter-healthcare Infection Control Transfer form

Outbreak Signage

Daily and Terminal Cleaning

5 Moments of Hand Hygiene Poster

Role of the Infection Control Link Practitioner

Clinical Waste Streams  Poster (Inpatient)

Clinical Waste Streams  Poster (Community)

Pharmacy Waste Poster

Cytotoxic/Cytostatic Waste Poster

Declaration of contamination Status Form

MRSA Screening Criteria Poster

A to Z of Infections  

Bin the Bling Poster

New Ayliffe Technique Poster

Sharps Needlestick Injury Poster


Infection Control Posters

Coughs and Sneezes Poster

Fitting a respirator mask

Baby Change Notice

Patient Handwashing Poster

Infection Control Team poster          

Aseptic Technique Poster

Colour Code for Cleaning

Stop! Avoid visiting if you are unwell

Commode Decontamination Poster

Bath Cleaning Materials Notice

Fridge Temperature Monitoring Charts

Service user food fridge monitoring charts now available from catering manager

Clinical Fridges