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Acting matron for infection prevention and control Martin Peache talks about his priorities, career experiences and lessons he has learned from nursing

Acting matron for infection prevention and control Martin Peache talks about his priorities, career experiences and lessons he has learned from nursing

Martin Peache, 53, is the acting matron for infection prevention and control at Whittington Health NHS Trust in north London. He has worked in infection prevention and control for 22 years, including at a large community and mental health trust, the Department of Health, an acute London trust and as a locum at Broadmoor Hospital. Mr Peache qualified from West Herefordshire School of Nursing in 1987 and is married to Drew Payne, a community nurse.

What are your main work responsibilities?

Providing infection prevention and control (IPC) strategically across an integrated care organisation, covering a 230-bed acute hospital and community services across two London boroughs. I

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