IPC Training

IPC Briefing

Now Available Online...

Course Overview

Our IPC colleagues and clinical teams have been and continue to be stretched to the limit during the current pandemic and their time is a precious resource.  Recognising there is the need to continue with proactive water safety management, this 30 minute briefing session has been tailored to provide a salient overview of waterborne pathogens and strategies for their management and what can be done to minimise the risk associated with them.  

Topics covered on the course include:

  • Waterborne pathogens - history, current cases reported and reports on when things go wrong...
  • Factors that encourage Legionella and Pseudomonas aeruginosa growth within water systems
  • Routes of transmission and possible contamination of water systems
  • An overview of the law, regulations and guidance applicable to waterborne pathogens
  • Role of the IPC teams with water safety
  • Control strategies that can assist with minimising growth of waterborne pathogens in water systems
  • Identification and management of little used outlets

Now available online!

This awareness briefing is applicable to IPC teams and clinical colleagues.

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  Onsite (Your Venue) Online
Delivery Method: Face to Face Thinkific e-learning platform
[Works best in Google Chrome]
Duration: 30 Minutes 30 Minutes
Cost: POA £15.00 + Vat
Payment Method: Purchase order 
Credit / Debit Cards  [Purchase order for multiple orders]
Additional Info: Q&A Session Short Assessment on completion
Minimum Numbers: 10 delegates No minimum required
Certificate of attendance will be issued on completion of the course. Printable certificate available on completion of course.


With the outbreak of a Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Water Hygiene Centre will follow government guidance on social gatherings and events.  Where we are unable to proceed with originally planned training your course will be postponed and all delegates will be offered a new date or the option to transfer to an online course.  

“Excellent, informative and explained clearly”.

Andrea Wadey, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

“Best training I've had so far”.

Robert Butcher, Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust

“I found this session very informative and easy to follow”.

Amy Sim, NHS Grampian

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