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Infection prevention and control

Preventing wound infection

Watch our short films on how to stop your wound getting infected after you have had surgery.

Reducing the risk of wound infection


What causes wound infection


Surgical wound healing


Surgical site infection prevention video series

This series of videos support the implementation of recommendations in the NICE guideline on surgical site infection. It also supports relevant statements in the NICE quality standard for surgical site infection (statements 1, 5 and 6).


National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

February 2018 

To find out more about preventing wound infections, and our work in this area, please contact Melissa Rochon, quality & safety lead for surveillance, at m.rochon@rbht.nhs.uk

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