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40 What a Difference a Team Can Make: Moving Forward with Infection Control
  1. Sarah Owens, Palliative Care Educator
  1. Wigan and Leigh Hospice, Hindley, Wigan

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The purpose of the presentation is to demonstrate the development of an infection control link nurse team within a hospice and the positive effects this has had in many areas. Key concepts include:

  • ▶▶ The development and adaptation of care pathways around infection control issues such as meticillin (methicillin)-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

  • ▶▶ The development of infection control guidance for therapists

  • ▶▶ Design of an infection control leaflet for patients and visitors …

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