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Infection Prevention

Infection Prevention


The Infection Prevention team provide a comprehensive infection prevention service across identified healthcare establishments in Wolverhampton.

Our Vision
Our Vision is that no person is harmed by a preventable infection.

Mission Statement
The Infection Prevention team will inform, promote and sustain expert infection prevention policy and practice in the pursuit of patient or service user and staff safety wherever care is delivered.

Strategic Aims
We will:

  • Lead, shape and inform the infection prevention agenda, locally, nationally and internationally.
  • Influence and promote the evidenced base for infection prevention practice.
  • Be the organisation of choice for all those involved in infection prevention to sustain improvements in practice.

General principles for infection prevention and control
Patients and visitors have an important role in following basic infection prevention by practising hand hygiene and following the New Cross Code.

Please see our infection prevention information for Visitors and Patients for the latest advice on how you can help to prevent infection.

If you have questions about your risk of developing an infection then please ask a member of the healthcare team looking after you.

Please remember to follow the New Cross Code.

Infection Prevention Annual Reports

Infection Prevention Annual Report 2015/16

Infection Prevention Annual Report 2014/15

Infection Prevention Annual Report 2013/14

Infection Prevention Annual Report 2012/13

Infection Prevention Annual Report 2011/12

Infection Prevention Annual Report 2010/11

Norovirus Outbreak Report 2011/12

Infection Prevention Annual Report Primary Care 2010/11

Infection Prevention Annual Report Provider Services 2010/11 

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New Cross Hospital Wolverhampton Road Wolverhampton WV10 0QP
Telephone: 01902 307999

Cannock Chase Hospital Brunswick Road Cannock WS11 5XY
Telephone: 01543 572757

West Park Hospital Park Road West Wolverhampton WV11 4PW
Telephone: 01902 444000