UK Market Leaders in Infection Prevention and Control

Infection prevention and control products for the health sectorInfection Prevention Solutions (IPS) was formed in response to the requirements of the health and social care sector, enabling healthcare service providers without in-house comprehensive Infection Control service provision to meet the statutory requirements of both the Department of Health and the Care Quality Commission relating to Infection Prevention and Control standards.

Infection Prevention Control provides a unique pro-active specialist Infection Control service incorporating consultation, audits, training programmes, staff support, temporary staff cover, development and publication of policies and procedures specific to a variety of environments and other infection
control services. Almost all of these services can be purchased online for speed of receipt.

We also have a unique self web auditing facility to better tailor clients needs and reduce costs, enabling the client to use our system and our Infection Prevention database to produce full reports and action plans, fully referenced and up to date at all times. This works instantly – the audit is complete and all of your relevant reports are ready to use.

Infection Prevention Control is managed by Ms Dee May RGN, DMS, Clinical Director – an internationally recognised Infection Control specialist nurse with over 30 years of experience in the healthcare sector. The company employs a wide range of full-time and flexible staff with experience across the full range of health, primary care, and social care environments. All staff are specialist infection control nurses and have relevant infection control qualifications (ENB 329, Diploma / Degree in Infection Control) and relevant teaching qualifications.  The Company also employs (on a consultancy basis) a consultant Medical Microbiologist with extensive experience in both medical microbiology and infection control, both in the UK and overseas.

  • A national Hygiene audit for a European contract – Over 300 Care Homes & Mental Health audits undertaken throughout the whole of the Republic Of Ireland.

  • Improvements which led to a reduction of hospital-acquired infection rates (C.difficile) of circa 50%- we haveworked with some of the largest teaching hospitals and NHS Trusts in the UK

  • Responsible for the infection control training of all staff within four large acute trusts to meet annual training needs

  • Responsible for the infection control training of all staff within four large acute trusts to meet annual training needs

  • A collaborative project on a sector-wide assessment of surgical instruments in primary care for the National Decontamination Strategy

  • Over 30,000 infection control audits undertaken in the last eight years

  • Over 6,000 audits completed in dental practices to the standards of HTM01-05 for decontamination

  • The largest infection control database, managed by clinical experts daily – the basis for our innovative audit products with the biggest audit database in Infection prevention

  • Development of ICAT (Infection Control Audit Technology) – our own in-house audit solution, designed andmanaged by infection control specialists and now available for client use and widely used and licensed to the NHS and Private Sector

  • Care home audits for one of the largest primary care trusts in the UK producing reports for 220 facilities

  • Some of the largest Care Homes Groups are already our clients.

  • Running NHS wide self auditing for large formally known PCT’s now CCGs for both GP & Dentists

  • Comprehensive policy manuals for a wide range of health care providers to meet Care Quality Commission (CQC) requirements

  • Development of a unique monthly service package for care homes allowing them to outsource elements of infection control to adhere to CQC regulation for the new 5 Key Lines of Enquiry

  • RCN Accredited Infection Control Link Practitioner Training courses for sector specific groups of healthcare staff

Providing Infection Control specialists on contract to :

  • Mental Health providers
  • Care Homes and care home groups
  • Patient Transport Services
  • Acute Hospitals and Primary Care Commissioners (CCGs)
  • Diagnostics and treatment centres. (Clinics)
  • The Private sector
  • Local Councils

Additional credentials include:

  • All staff have undergone enhanced CRB checks;
  • Full Professional Indemnity cover for all our professional staff to conduct infection control consultancy services
  • The company is fully accredited in BS ISO 9001:2008
  • All of our Link Practitioner course are fully accredited with the Royal College of Nursing.

The Company currently provides services under contract to a wide range of  NHS Trusts, CCG’s Local Authorities, GP Surgeries, Care Home Groups, Health Care at Home providers and independent sector healthcare providers.

References are available on request.

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CRB Checked

CRB Checked

All staff have undergone enhanced CRB checks;

Full Professional Indemnity

Full Professional Indemnity cover

for all our professional staff to conduct infection control consultancy services

BS ISO 9001:2008 Accredited

BS ISO 9001:2008 Accredited

The company is fully accredited in BS ISO 9001:2008

RCN Accredited

RCN Accredited

All of our Link Practitioner course are fully accredited with the Royal College of Nursing.