Nurses and Infection Control
Diploma BSC (Hons) Lead Infection Control and transmissible Infection
Ana NaveiraDiploma BSC (Hons) – Lead Infection Control and transmissible Infection
After completing her nursing training, Ana worked as a general nurse for a few years in Kingston Hospital in their private wing. she became a senior nurse in 2010 and worked since then for BMI healthcare company which is one of the largest healthcare providers in the UK.
Ana completed a course in ‘Infection Control & Transmissible Infections’. she was accredited the title of ‘Infection Prevention & Control lead nurse’ by BMI Healthcare and since then worked as an Infection Control Lead Nurse. At Present she works for BMI Healthcare and Ascot Rehabilitation Centre.
Ana’s priorities are to prevent and/or minimise any infection that may put clients and staff at risk, Therefore she looks at Risk Assessments and participate in the risk management process of the company. she ensures, if any client is admitted with an infection or develops an infection under our care this is dealt with as soon as possible with the help of strategies put in place to prevent & control the spread of infection. She provides a series of Policy Development to follow guidelines and Educational training to ensure all staff is aware of the latest up-to-date information regarding Infection. This helps ensure that the environment is maintained clean and free from any possible harmful micro-organisms. She also provides Audits to ensure Infection Prevention Practices are maintained and up-kept.
RGN Diploma Lead Nurse
Philippa OthmaneRGN Diploma – Lead Nurse
Philippa is a Registered General nurse, qualified in 1992, and have been working for the NHS for 28 years in total since 1987. Her areas of expertise are in Orthopaedics elective and trauma, care of the elderly. She held the post of a band 7 Tissue Viability Specialist for the last 12 years. In which She has gained vast experience in managing a Tissue Viability Service.
Philipa has a Diploma of Higher Education Level 2.ENB Level 3 management of patients with wounds, Tissue Viability Dip HBG 20267.ENB wound Debridement, ENB 219 Orthopaedic Nursing also ENB 997/998 Teaching and assessing in clinical practice.ENB Care of persons with HIV/AIDS.
Caring for people with wounds is her currant and main area of expertise. she’s confident in treating patients with all types of wounds. Frequently carry out sharp debridement, use of Doppler’s and other modalities, which would support wound healing. Mainly she cares for patients successfully with complex and hard to heal wounds, that may pose a challenge with many existing co-morbidities. she’s professional and promote a high standard of nursing care which is research based. She also teaches other staff in wound care and I’m also involved in expert witness work, route cause analysis and in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers to name a few.