NPSA Alert – FFP3 masks

Click on the link below to see the National Patient Safety Alert for Infection risk when using FFP3 respirators with valves or Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPRs) during surgical and invasive procedures. NPSA alert – FFP3

The Rise of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection

Do you work in infection prevention, nursing, or healthcare procurement? Do you want to learn more about what you can do to prevent Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection? (CAUTI) Join Carole Hallam and Gary Thirkell on the 10th August, at 16:30 BST for our live webinar, where they will cover: The problem of CAUTI How […]

Hand Hygiene Day -5 May 2021

  To celebrate Hand Hygiene day, the IPC Team will be out and about delivering the glow and tell boxes over the next fortnight.  If you haven’t already and  would like to nominate a hand hygiene champion for your care home, who will be educated  how to use the box, please email the team as […]

PPE: What to wear

Please watch this short video, for information published by the PHE on what PPE to wear.  

Care Homes – Good Practice published in CQC reports

The link below provides details relating to good practice published in CQC reports relating to Infection Prevention and Control in Care Homes. Good Practice published in CQC reports relating to Infection Prevention and Control in Care Homes – January 2021

What we offer

What we offer  Barnsley Hospital NHS Trust Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Team aim to provide timely expert advice. We provide advice and support to Care Homes and General Practitioners in Barnsley.  We work in close partnership with Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council and Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group.  Our work supports the Trust to deliver Infection […]