International Infection Prevention Week: 14-20 October 2018

16 October 2018

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International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) takes place during the third week of October each year. IIPW is organised by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) and aims to raise awareness of the role infection prevention plays in improving patient safety. The theme this year is ‘Protecting patients everywhere’, focusing on the important role all healthcare professionals play in preventing the spread of infection and promoting patient safety.

More information, resources and ideas for activities to support IIPW are available on the APIC website