Enabling everyone to prevent infections in Fife

Infection Prevention & Control expertise is provided across NHS Fife by a team consisting of specialist infection control nurses and infection control doctors supported by clerical staff. Patient safety is a high priority for all NHS Fife staff and infection prevention & control is one part of this. Our service aims to reduce the risk of healthcare associated infection to visitors, patients and staff whether they are using our hospital services or our wider community services

 

The infection prevention & control team provide:

  • Advice about the prevention and management of infection to all staff (including the management of outbreaks of infection such as diarrhoea and vomiting)
  • We are also available for advice about decontamination of equipment and the environment, or about best practice in the prevention of infection associated with any area of health care.
  • Advice and information to patients and carers
  • Conducting a programme of audit (environment and practice) and surveillance
  • Education about infections and how to control and prevent them for all clinical staff
  • Policies, guidelines and protocols to ensure care is evidence based and high quality
  • Advice about building and refurbishment projects within NHS Fife
  • Liaising with staff involved in purchasing and planning to ensure infection control issues are given a high priority in their activities.

 

 

Contact Us

 

The NHS Fife Infection Prevention & Control Service can be contacted by the telephone at the numbers below.

Name

Ext

Mobile

Christina Coulombe

27953

07765 517896

Deirdre Harris

27912

07919 395807

Wendy Aitken

21320

N/A

 

IPCT Main no and answering machine

28833

-

  

Fiona Hall

28842

07763 650732

Catherine McCullough

21309

07583 176651

Nykoma Hamilton

21775

07979 061874

Julia Cook

21441

07980 916144

Hayley Wilson

28563

07980 916140

 

Jackie  Donachie

28844

07796 181603

Janice Barnes

28509

07748 650125

  

Lynsey Delaney

Lizzie Dunstan

Mirka Barclay

Katy Diamond

21310

N/A

  

Keith Morris

27917

N/A

Craig Ferguson

28492

N/A

Priya Venkatesh

28494

N/A

David Griffith

28489

N/A

Audrey Hutchison

28169

N/A

 

ICN Office, QMH

24112

 

 

 

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