Infection Control Yearly Statement 2020

Our infection control leads at the surgery are:

Mrs Lynne White (Practice Matron)

Mrs Sara Lane (Nurse Practitioner)

  • The Practice has not had any outbreaks of infection in the year 2019 – 2020. 
  • The Practice has had a triennial audit on 2nd August 2018 conducted by Mrs Liz Grogan (Senior Infection Prevention and Control Nurse Specialist, Leeds Community Health Care).  

We scored the following:

  1. Environment 100% Compliant
  2. Hand hygiene 100% Compliant
  3. Personal protective equipment 100% Compliant
  4. Prevention of blood and body fluid exposure incidents, including needle stick injuries  – 95% Compliant
  5. Management of waste 100% Compliant
  6. Equipment management 100% Compliant
  7. Organisational controls (policies and procedures) 100% Compliant

We have conducted internal audits in the past year and acted on the results as needed.

  • Our policies and procedures were updated on 10th  August 2020.
  • Our staff have yearly infection control training including hand hygiene training.

Statement dated. 10th August 2020. Lynne White.