If you’re wondering what the hot topic of discussion is these days, then here is it: Infection control protects staff and patients, if we all do our part we can all stay safe!

Here are some top ten things you should be doing:

  1. Appoint one person in your office to be the Ipac officer
  2. Create clear and concise Ipac policies and procedures
  3. Make time for regular review of Ipac policies
  4. Ensure all staff participates in continuing education
  5. Follow manufacture instructions for all sterilization equipment
  6. Use single use items wherever possible
  7. Scrubs should not be worn into or out of the office
  8. Keep accurate and up to date log books
  9. Make sure your team knows the correct method to don and doff ppe
  10. Practice correct and frequent handwashing