Glenys Harrington

Consultant Infection Control Consultancy(ICC)

Glenys is an experienced Infection Control Consultant  with  an extensive background  in managing and developing healthcare organization infection control programs in developed and developing countries. Glenys has post graduate qualifications in Critical Care, Midwifery and Infectious Diseases. She has published widely and has a specific interest in improving patient safety through introducing quality improvement initiatives to reduce healthcare associate dinfections.

Glenys started her Infection Control career with the Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology Unit at Alfred Health, Melbourne, Australia in 1989. Alfred Health provides services for tertiary refer ralacute, rehabilitation, long-termcare, community health and state wide programs for burns, heart and heart lung transplantation and trauma. Between 2000 and 2009, she held the Infection Control Program Coordinator position and in 2010 she established her own business called Infection Control Consultancy(ICC).

Glenys’ experience includes a World Health Organization (WHO) Consultancy to a SARS Outbreak Team, infection control program reviews, and tutorial attachments along with being an Honorary Advisor on the Hong Kong Infection Control Nurses Association (HKICNA) Research Review Panel. Glenys is currently an executive Committee member of the Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC).