Supporting Clinical Services

Infection Prevention and Control

The Infection Prevention & Control Team in UHK provides advice on all aspects of Infection Prevention & Control and aim to reduce the spread of healthcare associated infections.

Key Services

The Infection Prevention and Control Team provide specialist infection control advice, expertise and support to healthcare staff and service users. The aim of the Infection Prevention & Control Team (IPCT) is to reduce the risk of infection through education, surveillance and action, to promote a safe hospital environment. This can be achieved using evidence – based guidelines.

The Infection Prevention & Control Team (IPCT) participates in national strategies and initiatives with the HSE and the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) to minimise healthcare related infections in line with the Strategy for Control of Antimicrobial Resistance in Ireland (SARI).


Via UHK Switch
Tel: (066) 718400

Key People