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2014 Conference Presentations Now Available

Written by Web master Tuesday, 01 July 2014 07:37

discussion-2014Presentations from the 2014 AHCP Conference are now available for members to view on the website. Conference was lead by Nigel Grinstead once more and the packed programme comprised more than 20 speakers over two and a half days

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2014 Showcase Entries and Winners

Written by Web master Monday, 30 June 2014 17:38

innovation-winner-2014Each year at conference exhibitors are invited to participate in the AHCP Exhibition Showcase award for the most innovative or original product or service. Delegates are invited to view the entries during conference and a winner is selected. View details of the entries in 2014 and find out who the overall winner was here.

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AHCP Award Winners 2014

Written by Web master Monday, 30 June 2014 16:49

awards-narrow-2014The prestigious AHCP national awards for 2014 were announced during Conference 2014. Details of the Winners and all the finalists can be found here

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Scholarship Funding Available September 2014

Written by Delia Cannings Monday, 30 June 2014 04:57

get-qualifiedAHCP have places available for the September 2014 intake on the Scholarship programme at Northampton University. Training can be focused on Infection Prevention and Control or Cleaning Management. Scholarships are funded up to 50% through the John Butler Memorial fund.

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IFH News Update

Written by Web master Monday, 30 June 2014 05:28

ifh152x132 lysolpartnerlogoThe latest news-sheet from the International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene (IFH) has been published. Topics include Hindi and Bengali versions of the IFH Training Resource on home hygiene and news about new web resources and a review of infections and patient risk factors in home healthcare

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Conference 2014 celebrates successes

Written by Web master Friday, 20 June 2014 13:41

andrew-jones-2014I hope that everyone is now suitably inspired following what I believe was an incredibly successful 2014 conference. Everyone involved should be congratulated for the programme, quality of speakers and the facilities.

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New research finds human sweat can reduce bacteria defences of copper surfaces used in hospitals and schools

Written by Web master Friday, 20 June 2014 12:11

brass tapsNew research findings may mean healthcare cleaners will need to pay more attention to brass and copper items in hospitals in future.

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Conference 2014 Opening Address

Written by Web master Wednesday, 18 June 2014 11:00

simon-sharpe-2014AHCP National Chair Simon Sharpe delivered the annual welcome and keynote address to members at the recent AHCP annual national conference and exhibition. To read the full text of his address please read on...

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Notes from the HEFMA Conference of Associations

Written by Web master Monday, 09 June 2014 10:49

andrew-jones-2013-4I recently represented the AHCP at the HEFMA Conference held between the 14th and 16th of May. For the AHCP, the main item of business related to the meeting of the associations (HEFMA, HCA, IHEEM and AHCP) which was held on the Wednesday afternoon before the main meeting.

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2014 AGM - Documents and Minutes

Written by Web master Sunday, 11 May 2014 00:00

ahcp-sig-logoThe AHCP national AGM took place on 11th June 2014 at 5pm. AHCP Members may download copies of the agenda and other documents here.

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On hospital inspections, improvement is the reward

Written by Web master Friday, 06 June 2014 14:05

alastair mcgownInspectors are at the forefront of making improvements happen. Alastair McGown is a senior inspector with the Healthcare Environment Inspectorate (HEI). HEI is a key part of Healthcare Improvement Scotland and is focused on reducing the healthcare associated infections (HAI) risk to patients.

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New hospital healthcare assistants and carehome workers to need training certificate from March 2015

Written by Web master Thursday, 05 June 2014 13:01

norman-lambNew hospital healthcare assistants and carehome workers in England will have to earn a training certificate within 12 weeks of starting a job.

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AHCP Western Branch Meeting
30.01.2015, Western Branch
AHCP Welsh Branch Study Day
21.10.2014, Welsh Branch
AHCP Western Branch Meeting
10.10.2014, Western Branch
AHCP Western Branch Meeting
18.07.2014, Western Branch
Change for Good: Overhauling the NHS Complaints System
14.05.2014, Public Policy Exchange

AHCP Voice Magazine


AHCP Sponsored Charity