Infection control nurses
decision-making ranging 60-70% was also indicated for the following tasks: staff training, monitoring and registering infections and identifying and containing epidemic outbreaks.
The infection control nurse
was not amused; she suggested in a manner defying reply that I was breaching infection control principles by my theatrical vagrancy.
It was thought up by infection control nurses
Sarah Mimmack and Laura Ludman at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, in Bristol Road South, Northfield, which have helped the trust have such low figures of MRSA and C.diff, they are among the best in the country.
Catherine Cook, the hospital's infection control nurse
, said hands should be cleaned "before you touch a patient and after you touch a patient".
"From the start, we placed these gels where sinks were not available, such as on isolation carts, linen carts, medication carts and resident kitchens," said Adrienne Camara, infection control nurse
for the veterans' home and chair of the Long Term Care section of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, an international organization with more than 110 chapters in the United States.
Thereafter, infection control was supervised weekly by an infection control nurse
and every 3 weeks by an infectious-disease specialist.
The hospital had a medical records department, a staff of utilization coordinators, and an infection control nurse
before the profile system was established and added a quality assurance/risk management coordinator shortly after it began to develop the physician practice profiles.
I became an infection control nurse
in 1995 and went to work at Pontefract General Infirmary and then St James's Hospital in Leeds before returning back to the trust in 1999.
Infection control nurse
Kate Prevc said: "Cleaning your hands is vitally important when people come to hospital so we can keep the spread of infections like MRSA down.
"Cards and cuddly toys are lovely but they can get in the way of the regular and thorough cleaning that takes place daily in our hospitals," said Senior Infection Control Nurse
Senior infection control nurse
Carmel Edwards said: "Cards and cuddly toys are lovely but they can get in the way of regular cleaning.
Infection control nurse
Angela Williams used a UV light "glow bug" to teach young patients at Heartlands Hospital how important it is to clean their hands thoroughly.