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3M's Infection Prevention Solutions are based on a commitment to partnering with our customers to reduce the risk of infection along the patient pathway.

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Surgical Site Infection Prevention

3M offers clear, consistent advice and training with our Care Bundle Approach. Surgical Site Infection (SSI) risk decreases when all elements of the care bundle are performed. Learn more about how we can meet your needs.

Hypothermia Prevention & Patient Warming

Warm every surgical patient. Learn how 3M can partner with you, to help reduce SSIs, prevent and treat hypothermia and enhance patient comfort, while increasing staff efficiency and effectiveness.

Reducing Skin Recolonisation

3M surgical incise drapes are key to helping stop surgical site infections. Learn how we can partner with you to enhance your effort to reduce surgical site infections and prevent skin recolonisation.

Decontamination & Sterilization

Sterilization of surgical instruments is imperative for patient safety. 3M can help you find the right solution, with proven products for all stages of the sterilization process, plus education and training resources.

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 Infection Prevention Expert Conference

Infection Prevention Expert Conference:


A conference with a difference! The OneTogether Infection Prevention Expert Conference is a spotlight on preventing Health Care Associated Infections (HCAIs) for the surgical patient.

3M Centre, Cain Road, Bracknell. Berkshire RG12 8HT
20th November 2014

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 Cost Implications of Skin Recolonisation

Cost Implications of Skin Recolonisation


Mr Philip Roberts, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon discusses the cost impact of skin recolonisation and surgical site infection (SSI) including the effect on patients and cost to hospitals.

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 Influencing Through Personal Power

Influencing Through Personal Power


Influencing others without necessarily having authority over them is a vital skill for healthcare professionals. Persuading others to appreciate your point of view and take appropriate action leads to success. This workshop, delivered by an expert training consultant, will help you understand the process of communication and influencing, to achieve success.

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Infection Prevention Annual Conference

September 29-October 1, 2014
Infection Prevention Society (IPS)
Glasgow, SECC

HRC 2014

October 5-8, 2014
Heart Rhythm Congress (HRC)
The ICC, Birmingham UK

Patient Safety Roadshow

October, 2014
Association for Peri-operative Practice (AfPP)

The OTA Conference 2014

October, 2014 TBD

National PROMs Summit 2014

November, 2014 TBD
Patient Safety First

OneTogether UK – Infection Prevention Expert Conference

November 20, 2014
3M Centre, Bracknell

IDSc Annual Conference

December, 2014 TBD
Institute of Decontamination Sciences (IDSC)