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Moving offices

Phone lines will be back up on Monday morning, please email us at agedcare@acipc.org.au and we will get back to you.    

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Podcast | Infection Control Matters

Brett Mitchell and Martin Kiernan have launched a new podcast series called “Infection Control Matters”. Phil Russo and Deb Friedman are also supporting this podcast. In this free podcast series, they discuss new research and issues on the topic of infection...

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Alliance Webinar | Are we all in this together?

Are we all in this together? A discussion of the global solutions for the global challenges of COVID Even as the US and Europe see a reduction in COVID cases due to vaccines, new COVID-19 waves are enveloping developing economies worldwide, including India, South East...

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Webinar on Aged Care IPC Update Thursday 3 June 2021

In light of the developing situation in Victoria, the Department of Health is hosting a webinar as a timely reminder for the aged care sector on the importance of maintaining Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) practices to protect aged care residents and staff,...

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Winner of the Dr Joan Faoagali Award announced

Mi Gun Jeoung is the 2021 winner of the Dr Joan Faoagali Award which allocates $1,000 towards Foundations of Infection Prevention and Control fees. Mi Gun works infection control art Auburn Hospital and has almost completed her Foundations studies. Read our interview...

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Scholarship applications closing soon

Scholarship applications closing soon for the Dr. Joan Faoagali Scholarship and the Cardinal Health Infection Control Scholarship 2021.  For further details and application forms visit  https://www.acipc.org.au/scholarships/

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World Hand Hygiene Day 2021

Hand Hygiene Day is observed annually on May 5 to raise awareness of the importance of adequate handwashing in health care settings. For World Hand Hygiene Day 2021, WHO calls on health care workers and facilities to achieve effective hand hygiene action at the point...

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New Infection Control Podcast

Brett Mitchell and Martin Kiernan have launched a new podcast series called “Infection Control Matters”. Phil Russo and Deb Friedman are also supporting this podcast. In this free podcast series, they discuss new research and issues on the topic of infection...

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National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce

The National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce has been established to undertake continuous evidence surveillance to identify and rapidly synthesise emerging research in order to provide national, evidence-based guidelines for the clinical care of people with...

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In support of the Live List

ACIPC support the call to establish the Live List. The live list is a resource for public health officials, government, academics, and journalists that allows them to see what COVID-19 related URLs are gaining traction on social media. It lets those working to keep us...

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Specification for a Hospital Cumulative Antibiogram

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (The Commission) has recently revised the Specification for a Hospital Cumulative Antibiogram, and is available at here. The specification supports health service organisations in meeting the National Safety...

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Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE)

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has a new webpage on the prevention and control of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE). The Commission’s information on the webpage is based on the content of the Australian Guidelines for the...

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