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LearningProduct Preventing Infection in Care

Please note that the materials for the "Preventing Infection in Care Education Programme" have now been archived. Resources on Standard Infection Control Precautions are available via the SIPCEP Foun...

LearningProduct Antimicrobials in Clinical Practice

This resource is part of the intermediate layer of the Scottish Infection Prevention and Control Education Pathway.  Further information about the pathway is available on the pathway webpage. The res...

PressRelease Strengthening our Defences

How do you make HAI meaningful to all health and social care staff in the context of their role and environment? You make it person-centred and focus on the patient and their experience. And that’s ...

PressRelease Breaking the Chain of Infection in Healthcare

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) has today updated and re-released ‘Breaking the Chain’ - the hugely successful DVD training resource developed around Standard Infection Control Precautions which are...

PressRelease Bugs Away: Anti Microbial Resistance in the 21st Century

Over the last century the development and use of antibiotics has revolutionised our ability to treat infections. However, as antiobiotics have developed, so have restistant organisms.

PressRelease Hand dermatitis: guidance on hand care and precautions to reduce risk

Hand dermatitis may be considered as a relatively minor ailment, but if left unchecked, it can become a chronic condition which may have a significant impact on work and home life. Applying the three...

PressRelease Making handwashing a habit

The 15 October is Global Handwashing Day. We're helping to reinforce the message that making handwashing a habit is a key component in the reduction and spread of infections. In so doing we can impr...

PressRelease Supporting World Sepsis Day - September 2015

NES was delighted to support World Sepsis Day on 13 September 2015 and reinforce the message that infection prevention is essential to reducing mortality and harm from sepsis and improving outcomes fo...

PressRelease Launch of Scottish Infection Prevention and Control Education Pathway

NHS Education for Scotland is leading the way in demonstrating a national approach to infection prevention and control with the introduction of the Scottish Infection Prevention and Control Education ...

PressRelease New Intermediate and Improvement Layers resources for SIPCEP

The NES Public Health Team has published new resources for the Intermediate and Improvement Layers of the Scottish Infection Prevention and Control Education Pathway (SIPCEP) on Turas Learn.