Infection Control

We aim to keep our surgery clean and tidy, offer a safe environment to our patients and staff and endeavour to keep it clean and well maintained at all times.

If you have any concerns on infection control in the practice you can email us on [email protected] to raise them with us.

If you have any concerns about cleanliness or infection control, please report these to our Reception staff.

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Our GPs and nursing staff follow our Infection Control Policy to ensure the care we deliver and the equipment we use is safe.

Encourage staff and patients to raise any issues or report any incidents relating to cleanliness and infection control.  We can discuss these and identify improvements we can make to avoid any future problems

Carry out an annual infection control audit to make sure our infection control procedures are working

Provide annual staff updates and training on cleanliness and infection control

Review our policies and procedures to make sure they are adequate and meet national guidance

Maintain the premises and equipment to a high standard within the available financial resources and ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to reduce or remove all infection risk

Use washable or disposable materials for items such as couch rolls, modesty curtains, floor coverings, towels etc., and ensure that these are laundered, cleaned or changed frequently to minimise risk of infection

Make Alcohol Hand Rub Gel available throughout the building.