Watson, RN, CIC, has been an Infection Control Nurse
with the VA Western New York Healthcare System for the past 24 years.
SNP health spokesman Kay Ullrich said: "The low number of infection control nurses
is a huge concern which must be dealt with.
HAPPY: The health trust's acting lead infection control nurse
, Jean Robinson (S)
Infection control nurses
Mike Coltman and Jan Gartside illustrate the new campaign.
The number of infection control nurses
at the Trust has been increased.
Former Mercy Hospital infection control nurse
Karen Davis introduced the Ministry of Health's infection prevention and control (IPC) e-learning programme.
The trust's lead infection control nurse
, Carole Hallam, urges people showing symptoms to stay away until they have been free from them for 48 to 78 hours as they are still infectious during this time.
June Woodcock, the infection control nurse
at the George Eliot, said: "We want to make what is a very serious issue a bit of fun to encourage children and adults visiting the George Eliot Hospital to assist us in beating the bugs.
We are delighted to be nominated," said the trust's infection control nurse
Lead infection control nurse
Viv Atkinson said: "A small number of patients on four wards at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital are currently suffering from the symptoms of diarrhoea and vomiting.
Infection control nurse
Jennie Dunkerley said: "All staff in all roles are well aware of how important hand hygiene is on the wards.
The trust's project leader and senior infection control nurse
, Jean Robinson, said: "Very often an area looks clean but when it is analysed to this degree it is apparent it could be cleaner still.