Infection Prevention and Control


Please contact the number below for infection prevention and control advice
Monday – Friday  08:00- 17:00 Telephone  01226 432825

Out of hours, if your query isn’t urgent; please leave a message on the answer machine and your call will be returned as soon as possible. Otherwise, advice and support will be given via the Public Health England on-call system.

For non-urgent queries you can also email

Infection Control and Prevention Primary Care General Practice Policies and Safe Practice Guidance

Infection Prevention and Control policies and procedures 2020 

Audit Tools 

Tool for General Practitioner Settings - Centre Quality Improvement Tool 2016

These documents are to aid practices to carry out audits: 


The national specifications for cleanliness in the NHS: Guidance on setting and measuring cleanliness outcomes in primary care medical and dental premises

Tackling dehydration top tips 

Aseptic non- touch technique (ANTT)

Venepuncture Guideline

Wound Care