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Infection prevention and control

We know that coming in to hospital can be a difficult time. Anxiety about hospital-acquired infections such as MRSA and clostridium difficile can add to your worries. We take the prevention and control of infections very seriously and have an excellent record in preventing and treating them.

Handwashing

We make sure preventing infections remains a top priority through our dedicated team of healthcare workers. They are responsible for upholding the highest standards of hygiene in our hospitals. 

 

Here you can read more about the infection prevention and control team, different infections, how we reduce the risk of infections spreading, and what you can do
to help.  

 


The infection prevention and control team

 
We are a group of specialist nurses, doctors and support staff dedicated to promoting a safe environment for all patients, staff and visitors.  

 
The team provides support, education and advice to doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers in the Trust on the investigation, treatment, prevention and control of infections.
 
We work across both sites and can be contacted through the two hospital switchboards.



Harefield Hospital switchboard: 01895 823 737

Royal Brompton Hospital switchboard: 020 7352 8121


Dr Anne Hall
Deputy director of infection prevention and control (DIPC) / consultant microbiologist and infection control doctor

 

Dr Silke Schelenz

Consultant microbiologist and infection control doctor


Lisa Ryan
Matron / senior nurse, infection prevention and control
 
Jo Shackleton   
Matron / senior nurse, infection prevention and control
 
Rosie Cervera-Jackson

Infection control nurse

 
Sue Brown
Administrator, infection prevention and control team

Fax: 01895 828508


 

Royal Brompton

Sydney Street,
London SW3 6NP
Tel: +44 (0)20 7352 8121

Harefield

 

Infection prevention and control contact number at Harefield Hospital:       01895 828 571  Infection prevention and control contact numbers at
Royal Brompton Hospital: 020 7351 8444 / 8455

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