Essential building works will be carried out at Arrowe Park Walk-in Centre

Essential building works will be carried out at Arrowe Park Walk-in Centre from Monday 11 November for four weeks. Although services will be running as normal, please attend Eastham Walk-in Centre or Victoria Central (Wallasey) Walk-in Centre if you are able to do so. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Car park closure at St Catherine's Health Centre 

The patient car park at St Catherine’s Health Centre will be closed on Saturday 7 December and the staff car park closed on Sunday 8 December due to essential new road markings. We apologise for any inconvenience.


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STUDY DAY: Cleaning up on infection…spreading good practice

STUDY DAY: Cleaning up on infection…spreading good practice

Book your place for this year's Infection prevention and control study day.


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This highly regarded study day provides a great opportunity for you to develop your infection prevention & control knowledge, listen to inspiring speakers talk about recommendations and developments in practice and to discuss current challenges with likeminded colleagues.


There will be numerous displays which will feature a wide variety of companies who have new and innovative products for use in health and social care settings.


The programme covers areas of interest including:

  • Wounds and topical microbials
    An interesting tour of wounds and microorganisms that lie within, and the best use of topical antimicrobials

  • Viral Haemorrhagic Fever
    The evolution of the virus, epidemic and the role infection prevention and control plays in successfully controlling outbreaks

  • Necrotising Fasciitis UK
    A personal account of a patient affected by Necrotising Fasciitis, and how NSF UK are ensuring the safety of patients across the UK

  • Infections in primary care – communicable disease/infection
    A GP perspective on communicable diseases and infections in primary care

  • Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections
    Best practice and how infection control is key to reducing catheter associated infections

  • Infection Prevention and Control in care homes
    Care Home Manager's perspective looking at the local issues pertinent to care homes and how infection control is applied in this unique environment

  • Environmental Health
    A local view of infection prevention within kitchen and food related environments

  • Tuberculosis
    Tuberculosis past and present

Who's it for?


Beneficial for anyone working in (or studying to work in) a health and social care role either in hospital or the community it gives you a chance to keep up-to-date with best practice and network with health and social care professionals from across the North West.


Previous feedback


"I enjoyed all those lectures. I get lots of new information which I can use in my workplace and also in my life."


"Attended all of these events held and they are very good & I do recommend them onto others. Excellent local event & value for money"


"Very insightful study day, I have learnt a lot and been reminded of a lot I already know"


  • £25 delegate rate

  • A limited number of FREE* places have been reserved for Wirral Community NHS Trust employees

Includes lunch, refreshments and certificate of attendance.

What are you waiting for? Book your place today!


Contact the Infection Prevention & Control team on 0151 604 7750 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

*non-attendance will result in a charge

Last Updated: Wednesday, 02 November 2016 14:39

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