For specialist advice and support contact

The service also covers Blackburn with Darwen Council. 

About the Infection Prevention and Control Team

Includes the IPC Team purpose, procedures, roles, responsibilities and accountabilities.

Outbreak management

Advice and information on how to effectively manage any outbreak within your setting. Includes procedural guidelines and important infection prevention and control measures and the Post Infection Review (PIR) form.

Commissioner support

Infection prevention control support to local authorities and Integrated Care Boards (ICBs).

Educational resources

Educational resources for schools and nurseries including hand hygiene posters and classroom activities

Adult and social care settings

Infection prevention resources, practice and principles and care champions.

IPC care champions

To support health and social care providers in ensuring good infection prevention and control practices are adopted and maintained in all clinical and non-clinical areas.

IPC forums

Learn about various infection prevention and control topics and create social connections at our upcoming forums or take a look at resources from past forums.