HOSPITAL INFECTION CONTROL COMMITTEE

HOSPITAL INFECTION CONTROL COMMITTEE (HICC)

COMMITTEE LEAD

IRIN LIGHT CHRISTOPHER
Doctorate in Nursing (Ph.D)

AIMS of HICC

  • To remove the potential sources of infection
  • To block the routes of transfer of bacteria from the potential sources & reservoirs to uninfected patients.
  • To enhance patients’ resistance to infection.
  • To formulate local guidelines in the form of infection control manuals.
  • To educate and train HCP
  • To formulate antimicrobial stewardship programme.

REPORT

HICC of G.V.N. Hospital (p) Ltd, Trichy has 35 members. Each ward has an Infection control champion nurse .

This committee meets every month to discuss the infection control elements, evidenced based practices to overcome hospital acquired infections & newer trends in hospital infection prevention & control measures.

Surveillance report is discussed by committee members.