Opportunity details

Developing clinical guidelines for infection prevention and control

Patient or carer who has lived experience of a healthcare-acquired infection?

Link to organisation:

https://www.his.org.uk/about/work-or-volunteer-for-us/

Full description:

The Healthcare Infection Society is a professional society and charitable organisation that prepare guidelines to promote best clinical practice. We work with experts and the PPI representatives to ensure that patient voice is heard.
We are currently preparing guidelines on various topics such as water management & microbiology and management of Norovirus.

Date from

17th February 2021

Date to

17th December 2021

Organisation

The Healthcare Infection Society

The Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) is a charity (1158172) registered in England & Wales.
We have over 1,000 members who are experts in the prevention & control of HCAIs. Healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) pose a serious risk to patients, staff and visitors in healthcare settings.
These infections can incur major costs for the NHS and cause significant morbidity to those infected. Infection prevention and control (IPC) is a key priority for our members and the NHS.


Details

Topic:

Infectious diseases

Location:

UK wide

Involvement type:

All of research

What support is offered?

Training as required

Payment:

yes

Expenses:

All out of pocket expenses

Can the work be done from home?

Yes

Suitable for a beginner?

Yes