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UK - News from AfPP (Association for Perioperative Practice)

AfPP continues to provide representation to a number of national working parties looking at the wider issues relating to patient safety and quality.
  • The recent launch of the developed UK National Standards for interventional procedures (NatSSIPs) have a mandate for compliance from NHS England. AfPP were involved at every level on this and continue to contribute to these important initiatives.-The AfPP Standards and Recommendations for best practice are utilised and acknowledged throughout this document.
  • The reviewed AfPP Standards & Recommendations for Safe Perioperative Practice is due for publication in January 2016.
  • Collaboration with the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, (inaugural education event-October 2015) and on-going commitment to work towards consensus and competency standard and education for advanced perioperative roles.
  • We have run a number of well attended study events throughout the UK bringing education and support to membership. All of which have evaluated very positively.
  • Residential Event York 2015 (July 30 to August 2) successfully delivered education and networking opportunities for staff involved in perioperative practice which evaluated well.
  • Please save the date for next years Residential Event which is also planned to be held in York 11-14 August 2016.
  • AfPP endorse -S.I.G.N.S. Safety Initiative Group for National Signage. Paper provided to all board members who attended Glasgow. Aim of this group is to establish a standardised set of graphical symbols for emergency equipment and drugs for use in the perioperative environment within the UK. If EORNA Board felt that they would like to hear from this group, we could ask them to present or provide additional information. This is a UK innovative and transferrable patient safety initiative.
  • AfPP Membership numbers continue to increase, the provision of personal indemnity insurance and the requirement for nursing to provide revalidation to the regulator NMC may be assisting this increase.
  • EORNA Representatives / changes : Adrian Jones Vice President AfPP replaces Sue Lord
  • Activities : AfPP-Residential Event 2016 on 11-14 August 2016

News from Israel

Country : Israel
Association name : IPNA
Event name : new technologies and new surgeries an education meeting for OR nurses
Date and venue of Next National Conference : September 2016
Website address to create link from www.eorna.eu to your conference main page : www.ipnaor.coi.co.il
Current President name / change : Yael Edry

News : IPNA celebrate 26 years anniversary

Last May we had election for officers: Yael Edry elected to presidency, Ahuva Friedman and Michael Elin for Vice president.

Last September we had our national conference: "The hand over during the perioperative procedure" ; 300 delegates participated.

In November the 4th we have education meeting for OR nurses about new surgery procedures and new technologies collaboration between J&J and IPNA.

We attending to celebrate the EPND in February 2016 in a huge event , for OR nurses from all over the country.

This year we attending to update guidelines and position statement, that need to be updated and send your suggestion to the official health administration.

EORNA Representatives / changes : Yael Edry , Michael Elin

WHO Hand Hygiene Self-Assessment Framework Global Survey

As announced by Professor Pittet on 5 May 2015, the 2nd WHO Hand Hygiene Self-Assessment Framework Global Survey is launched on 1st June 2015. You can find the results of the first survey undertaken in 2011 at http://www.who.int/gpsc/5may/hhsa_framework/en/.

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ESNO announces Ms. Francoise Charnay-Sonnek as New President

On behalf of the General Assembly of the ESNO, I am happy to announce that Ms Francoise Charnay-Sonnek has been elected as the new President of ESNO. The membership of ESNO extends warmest congratulations and every success to her in her new position.

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