Parul Institute of Medical Sciences & Research
Parul Sevashram Hospital

HICC Committee

Sr. No. Designation Department Name
1 Chairman Medical Superintendent Dr. lndira Parmar
2 Member Secretary professor of Microbiology Dr. Anant Marathe
3 Member Assistant professor of community medicine Dr. Geetika Madan Patel
4 Member Assistant professor of Microbiology Dr. Soeb Jankhwala
5 Member Assistant professor of Pathology Dr. Nisarg
6 In-charge OT Incharge Brother Mr. Chirag Rohit
7 RMO Dr. Krupa Waghela
8 Assistant Nursing Superintendent Mr. Pratik
9 lnfection control Nurse Mrs. Bissymol Philip
10 ln-charge CSSD Mrs. Kinjal Christian
11 Head of Sanitary staff Mr. Nainesh Patel

Roles and Responsibilities of HICC:

  • The HICC meeting will be scheduled every month to review the data and decide about any changes needed.
  • The HICC will supervise the implementation of the hospital infection control programme.
  • To ensure the proper conduct of sterilization and disinfection practices.
  • Ensure that the Bio Medical waste management is being carried out.
  • Conduct Internal Surveillance of Hospital acquired infections.
  • Develop and implement preventive and corrective programmes in specific situations where infection hazards exist.
  • Advice the Medical officers on matters related to the proper use of antibiotics, to develop antibiotic policies and to recommend remedial measures when antibiotic resistant strains are detected.
  • Review and update hospital infection control procedures from time to time.
  • Help provide employee training regarding matters related to hospital acquired infections.
  • The Hospital infection control committee Review Meetings should be held every month.
  • To act on recommendations related to infection control, received from the administration, departments, services and other hospital committees.
  • To analyze and interpret data arising out of surveillance and reporting to recommend remedial measures and to ensure follow up action.

Responsibility of infection control nurse

  • Infection control nurse must have full knowledge of infection control practices & activities.
  • she takes daily round of hospital & check with ward sister or resident doctor about any suspected case of hospital acquired infection.
  • If suspected patient HAI, sample is collected 7 dispatched.
  • such samples are marked separately & result is collected earliest.
  • Maintain record & statistics of such cases
  • Look for infection among staff
  • Training & supervision of nursing & paramedical staff in infection control practices & a septic technique.
  • One nurse & daily round usually able to check the bio medical waste disposal & general environmental sanitation that’s why it is necesary to make different tools to identify nosocomial infection.