NHSGGC provides strategic co-ordination and direction to ensure that the NHSGGC programme of work reflects the National Infection Control Agenda. Heading this team is Tom Walsh, NHSGGC Infection Prevention Control Manager, and supporting Tom; Sandra Devine, Associate Nurse Director Infection Prevention Control, and Dr Teresa Inkster, Consultant Microbiologist and Lead Infection Prevention Control Doctor.
The Infection Prevention and Control Service in NHSGGC has local Infection Prevention Control Teams (IPCTs) who sit within each sector:
The IPCTs are based at all hospital sites and also provide a service to mental health in-patient sites and directly managed community NHS services. Click on link for contact details.