Services, Systems, Surveillance

Health care organisations have a legal responsibility to provide a safe environment for staff, patients and visitors. Infection Prevention Australia can assist with the implementation and coordination of an infection prevention and control program in your organisation that complies with the respective State/Territory and/or national accreditation requirements.

NOTE: Revised policies for infection control are now available for download in the members section.

  • Our Vision To be the Infection Prevention business of choice, a thriving organization noted for our culture of respect, support and sustainability
  • Our Mission To provide excellence in Infection Prevention
  • Our Values Respect for all Integrity – Responsive – Innovation

2017 Operating Room State of the Industry Report

This year’s state of the industry report for the operating room, with data provided through an online survey of ICT readers who work in surgical services, is designed to offer a snapshot of the key issues and challenges relating to infection prevention.


Legionnaires’ Outbreak – Melbourne CBD

On Wednesday 12 April the Victorian Department of Health issued an alert with regard to 5 confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease. The people infected had all visited the Melbourne CBD in the weeks before they became ill.


Should you get the flu vaccine?

As we head towards a southern hemisphere winter, many people are wondering  if it’s worth getting the flu vaccine. Generally speaking, if you are vaccinated, you’re less likely to get the flu. But that’s not the whole story.


GENCA Position Statement – Infection Control in Endoscopy

Endoscopic procedures have been linked to serious infections, in particular Carbapenamase-producing Enterocacteriaceae (CPE). Industry guidelines are currently being reviewed to address these potentially catastrophic infections.


Infection Prevention

Background on the company:

Infection Prevention Australia (IPA) is a Victorian based company that provides infection prevention services to meet the needs of health care facilities.

IPA have been involved in implementing infection control programs across Australia in both the Public and Private health sectors, Aged Care and Correctional facilities.

For more detail on the services IPA can provide, click on one of the 6 boxes above or choose a service from our top menu.

Joint statement by ASID and ACIPC regarding over-the-counter antibacterial soaps.


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