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Directors of Infection Prevention and Control (DIPCs) are required by all registered NHS care providers under current legislation.
DIPCs (or those who take on the role) have authority and responsibility for ensuring strategies are implemented to prevent avoidable healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) at all levels in their organisation. The professional background of DIPCs is varied, and they may be consultants, nurses, clinical scientists or from other backgrounds.
Our DIPC network and development programme offers RCPath CPD accredited one-day events that provide information, guidance and training around HCAIs and a chance to network with key IPC professionals. We welcome current or aspiring DIPCs and Deputy DIPCs, or those in a similar role irrespective of professional background. In 2019 our events will be held on Thursday 20 June and Friday 6 December.
The one-day programmes include speaker presentations, discussion sessions and a networking opportunity in order to:
The DIPC development days form part of a three-year rolling programme of six events. The full programme is being developed and topics will reflect the current challenges faced by those working in a DIPC role.
There are a limited number of sponsorship opportunities for the DIPC development days. Please see the sponsorship prospectus or contact Paul Harrison, Fitwise Management Limited, Tel: +44 (0)1506 292 036, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org