SNP health spokesman Kay Ullrich said: "The low number of infection control nurses
is a huge concern which must be dealt with.
Robinson, lead infection control nurse
, and Chris Howroyd of the Design Centre, pictured with a porter's chair, specially designed to reduce the presence of MRSA bugs (PW080509Amrsa-04)
The hospital's dedicated infection control nurses
were on hand to make sure that you clean your hands with their special "glow bug" machine, which shows just how many germs lie on your hands.
The number of infection control nurses
at the Trust has been increased.
Infection control nurses
Mike Coltman and Jan Gartside illustrate the new campaign.
Christine Johnson is a community infection control nurse
with South Tyneside Primary Care Trust.
Former Mercy Hospital infection control nurse
Karen Davis introduced the Ministry of Health's infection prevention and control (IPC) e-learning programme.
The trust's acting lead infection control nurse
, Jean Robinson, said: "Alot of hard work by all staff in all areas has contributed to the falling numbers.
June Woodcock, the infection control nurse
at the George Eliot, said: "We want to make what is a very serious issue a bit of fun to encourage children and adults visiting the George Eliot Hospital to assist us in beating the bugs.
We are delighted to be nominated," said the trust's infection control nurse