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.

  • 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

First Australian report on antimicrobial use and resistance in human health

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has launched the first comprehensive report on antimicrobial resistance, antimicrobial use and appropriateness of prescribing in Australia, to date.


Global Health and Infection Prevention and Control

How does the annual World Health Assembly support infection prevention? And what is it? The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board.


Nurses fail to understand value of the flu jab

Have you had the jab? I have and I don’t work in a hospital. I’m talking about the flu injection which I get each year because I want to protect myself against the viral infection and protect others in my family.


At-Home Cold And Flu Remedies That Really Don’t Work

If at-home flu remedies and preventatives worked, the productivity commission would be handing out Vitamin C on the street and your boss would be making bulk batches of whiskey hot toddys. But, alas, Australia’s preeminent cold and flu scientists sneeze at almost all the tricks we’ve got to avoid the sniffles.


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.


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