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HSE South Cork & Kerry

Welcome to Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Cork and Kerry Community ServicesCork and Kerry

We are an Infection Prevention and Control team who strive to create evidence based resources. Our aim is to support health and social care services to reduce the risk of their patients / clients acquiring infection.

What is IPC?

IPC practices aim to protect you from acquiring an infection, whether you are receiving or providing healthcare in a range of settings.

Who is this site for?

Staff and users of community health and social care services in Cork and Kerry.


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