Wirral Infection Prevention and Control Service Contract
The contract will provide a visible and proactive service that ensures the tools and information to maintain high IPC standards are available in all community settings.
The contract will provide a visible and proactive service that ensures the tools and information to maintain high IPC standards are available in all community settings. The service will be a ‘one-stop-shop’ for all infection prevention and control requirements, publicise and make the information easily accessible for all and will provide training and ongoing support as required for all community settings. The service will, in collaboration with the Wirral Council Public Health Team and the UK Health Security Agency, ensure a timely response to cases, clusters and outbreaks of communicable disease such as COVID-19, flu, norovirus in all community settings where IPC expertise and support is required. The service will prevent and reduce rates of Healthcare acquired infections using evidence-based interventions and through leading on IPC system improvement programmes. In particular Clostridium difficile infection (C.diff), E.coli bacteraemia (blood stream infection), and Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) & Methicillin Sensitive Staphylococcus Aureus (MSSA) bacteraemia.
Estimated contract dates
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From 12/10/2021 13:00 to 10/11/2021 12:00