What is DRIPP?

The Infection Prevention Society (IPS) the National Infusion and Vascular Access Society (NIVAS), the British Association of Urology Nurses (BAUN), the Association for Continence Advice (ACA) and the Association of Safe Aseptic Practice (ASAP) with the support of BD, (Becton Dickinson), participated in the launch of an Improvement Collaborative in 2019. The aim of the collaborative is to spread best practice, reduce infections and improve outcomes for patients with urinary catheters and intravascular devices by bringing together front-line clinicians from acute and primary care, members of the IPS and other professional societies who have expertise in managing patients with such devices.

What is its aim?

DRIPP aims to support the spread and adoption of best practice to reduce device-related infections, thereby improving outcomes for patients with urinary catheters and intravascular devices.

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