The Infection Prevention
team provide a comprehensive infection prevention service across
identified healthcare establishments in Wolverhampton.
Our Vision is that no person is harmed by a
The Infection Prevention team will inform,
promote and sustain expert infection prevention policy and practice
in the pursuit of patient or service user and staff safety wherever
care is delivered.
- Lead, shape and inform the infection prevention agenda,
locally, nationally and internationally.
- Influence and promote the evidenced base for infection
- Be the organisation of choice for all those involved in
infection prevention to sustain improvements in practice.
Facts and Figures
The Royal Wolverhampton
Hospitals NHS Trust participates fully in the Department of
for infection prevention and control
visitors also have an important role in following basic infection
prevention by practising hand hygiene and following the
New Cross Code. Please visit our information for
Visitors and Patients page for the latest advice.
If you have questions about
your risk of developing an infection then please ask a member of
the health care team looking after you or read the section
Please remember to
follow the New Cross Code.
here to download the New Cross Code
Infection Prevention Annual Reports