The ward nurse’s role in infection control
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The ward nurse’s role in infection control

Julie Storr Safer practice lead, National Patient Safety Agency, London
Kathryn Topley Acting manager, infection control nurse team, John Radcliffe Hospital Trust
Sue Privett Senior lecturer, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford

This article surveys the ward nurse’s role in reducing the risk of infection. Recent developments in infection control are discussed, including nationally generated initiatives and how these might be implemented.

Nursing Standard. 19, 41, 56-64. doi: 10.7748/ns2005.06.19.41.56.c3897

Correspondence

julie.storr@npsa.nhs.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review