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Consulting

Hands-On Infection Control Consultants work closely with organisations to develop a individual system that suits your requirements.

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Education

Hands-On Infection Control offers a broad range of education and training programs in infection prevention, management and related areas.

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Immunisation

We can provide a safe and effective adult immunisation program in accordance with The Australian Immunisation Handbook and State/Territory requirements.

About Hands-On Infection Control

The goal of surveillance, prevention and management of infection is to improve client outcomes through the identification and reduction of risks of infections in clients, employees, visitors and the physical environment. Hands-On Infection Control aims to provide health care providers, other human service organisations and their clients with a service that offers quality and value, and meets the infection prevention and management needs as defined by the customer. The Hands-On Team possesses a philosophical belief in the importance and necessity of infection prevention and management principles and evidence-based practices that are of a multidisciplinary nature…

Our Team

We are a small team of health professionals dedicated to infection prevention and control. Our team includes Infection Control Consultants, Immunisation Nurses, and Administration support staff.

Professional Affiliations

Client Testimonials

Megan and her team at Hands-On Infection Control provide absolute peace of mind that you are always up to date with best practice infection control guidelines and practices in Aged Care. Megan provides a full suite of services to assist providers to meet all infection control requirements and is always readily available to guide you through complex issues as they arise. Megan’s professional skills and expertise together with her “can do” attitude and down to earth approach make it an absolute pleasure to do business with her.

Residential Aged Care

I have known Megan in a professional capacity for over 15 years providing consultancy and advice, development of policies and procedures and staff training and development. Feedback from our staff has always been very positive of Megan as facilitator of our training sessions. Megan has been a great support to us during this COVID 19 Breakout. We greatly recommend her services and expertise.

Community Aged Care

Meath Care (Inc) uses the following services of Hands-On Infection Control; staff training, consultancy and staff immunisation. We have always found their support to be professional, reliable and timely. The team provide us with up-to-date comprehensive information in relation to all aspects of infection control protocols.

Meath Care

Our Latest News

Shingrix Shingles Vaccine

Changes to the shingles vaccine available under the National Immunisation Program (NIP) came into effect from 1 November 2023. The shingles vaccine Shingrix has replaced Zostavax on the NIP. A 2-dose course of Shingrix will be available free for: People aged 65 years and older First Nations people aged 50 years and older Immunocompromised people aged 18 years and older with the following medical conditions: Haemopoietic stem cell transplant Solid organ transplant Haematological malignancy Advanced or untreated human immunodeficiency virus […]

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccine AREXVY Approved for Use in Australia

The Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) vaccine called AREXVY has been approved for use in Australia. Produced by GlaxoSmithKline, it is the first vaccine developed for the prevention of lower respiratory tract disease caused by RSV in individuals aged 60 and over, and has been approved by The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). AREXVY has already received approval for use in several countries, including the UK, the European Union, the US, Canada, and Japan.

National Safety and Quality Cosmetic Surgery Standards

On 2 September 2022, Australian Health Ministers announced reforms to ensure doctors performing cosmetic surgery are appropriately qualified and work to the highest health safety standards expected in Australia. As part of these reforms the Commission developed a National Licensing Framework and National Safety and Quality Cosmetic Surgery Standards. The Cosmetic Surgery Standards were officially launched on 14 December 2023, following broad consultation with consumers, clinicians, services, professional and peak bodies, regulators and other representatives of the sector. The National […]

Hands-On Infection Control acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.