Infection Prevention and Control Policy Statement
Newbold Surgery is committed to the control of infection within the building and in relation to the clinical procedures carried out within it.
The practice will undertake to maintain the premises, equipment, drugs and procedures to the standards detailed within cleaning schedule and will undertake to provide facilities and resources to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to reduce or remove all infection risk.
Wherever possible or practicable, the practice will seek to use washable or disposable materials for items such as soft furnishings and consumables, e.g. seating materials, wall coverings- including paint, couch rolls, bed curtains, floor coverings, towels etc. and ensure that these are cleaned or changed frequently to minimise the risk of infection.