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Infection Prevention and Control Network

The RCN's infection prevention and control network is led and managed by the Professional Lead. It's aimed at any member with an interest in infection prevention, regardless of practice setting or role.

The network is a chance to keep informed about the latest news, publications, forthcoming events and other professional resources. Joining the network is an excellent opportunity to enhance your personal and professional life. Network members receive regular newsletters on IPC and professional nursing related content to support information sharing.

The network and RCN IPC activity is in the process of review post pandemic and more information will follow.

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For information regarding the IPC network, please email
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Infection Prevention and Control Programme

An introductory programme to infection prevention and control.

Consultation: Infection Prevention and Control Framework for the specialist IPC Practitioner Workforce (England only)

NHS England commissioned Skills for Health to review and develop an IPC framework. The aim is to support those individuals who would be considered part of the IPC Practitioner workforce to improve the quality of IPC and improve interest in this speciality and career progression.

The framework is not intended to replace current relevant frameworks but supplement them. The target audience is wide and includes healthcare professionals currently engaged in or considering a career in IPC, and those who work in IPC education, training, evaluation, management and clinical service delivery.

We value all views on the consultation and encourage network members to submit their comments via the consultation response form.

Please return any comments by close of play Tuesday 27 June.

Consultation documents 

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