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Infection Prevention and Control

NHSGGC provides strategic co-ordination and direction to ensure that the NHSGGC programme of work reflects the National Infection Control Agenda. Heading this team is Sandra Devine, NHSGGC Director of Infection Prevention and Control and Dr Linda Bagrade, Consultant Microbiologist and Lead Infection Prevention Control Doctor.

The Infection Prevention and Control Service in NHSGGC has local Infection Prevention Control Teams (IPCTs) who sit within each sector:

  • Clyde
  • North
  • South (Adults)
  • South (Paediatrics)
  • HSCP

The IPCTs are based at all hospital sites and also provide a service to mental health in-patient sites and directly managed community NHS services.

Contact details

Clyde Sector

Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH)

IPC Lead Nurse: Donna McConnell

Call: 0141 314 7133. Shortcode: 07133

Page Nr: 56294

Inverclyde Royal Hospital (IRH)

IPC Lead Nurse: Donna McConnell

Call: 01475 504 876. Shortcode: 04876

Page Nr: 51043

Vale of Leven Hospital

IPC Lead Nurse: Donna McConnell

Call: 01389 817 480. Shortcode: 87480

Page Nr: 56294

North Sector

For Glasgow Royal Infirmary (GRI), Lightburn Hospital, Stobhill Ambulatory Care Hospital (ACH) and Dental Hospital and School

IPC Lead Nurse: Gillian Mills

Call: 0141 201 3634. Shortcode: 13634

Page Nr: 13683 or 11153 or 12039

Administrator: Julie Dryden

Call: 0141 201 3635. Shortcode: 13635

South (Adults)

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH), Victoria ACH, Gartnavel General Hospital and Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Care Centre (WoSCC)

IPC Lead Nurse: Lynn Pritchard

Call: 0141 451 5603. Shortcode: 85603

South (Paediatrics)

Royal Hospital for Children (RHC)

IPC Lead Nurse: Gillian Bowskill

Call: 0141 451 6382. Shortcode: 86382

HSCP Partnerships

Clutha House, Glasgow

IPC Lead Nurse: Kirsty McDaid

Call: 0141 427 8255. Shortcode: 38255

Out of Hours

The Consultant Microbiologist on‐call can be contacted via the local switchboard:

  • Gartnavel General Hospital: 0141 211 3000
  • Glasgow Royal Infirmary: 0141 211 4000
  • Inverclyde Royal Hospital: 0141 314 9504
  • Royal Alexandra Hospital: 0141 314 7294
  • Queen Elizabeth University Hospital/Royal Hospital for Children: 0141 201 1000
  • New Stobhill Hospital: 0141 201 3000
  • Vale of Leven Hospital: 01389 828599
  • New Victoria Hospital: 0141 201 6000

Further information

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