Infection Control NZ offers affordable Infection Prevention and Control services for Aged care, Primary care and community settings including: Hospice, Drug and Alcohol and Mental Health settings.
Amanda Wood (Previously Amanda Hynes) is an Infection Prevention and Control Nurse Specialist with 16 years experience working in Infection Prevention and Control and over 22 years Nursing experience.
Amanda has worked in Infection Control in Private surgical at Mercy Ascot hospital and now at Ormiston hospital,, as part of the Infection Prevention and Control team at Counties Manakau DHB, in the Aged care sector (where she currently still works part time) and previously as a Senior advisor/consultant for Bug Control Australia/New Zealand. Amanda has also worked at the Immunisation advisory centre at the University of Auckland and is an authorised adult vaccinator. She has a Bachelor of Nursing and a Post graduate degree in Nursing Science (Infection Control) from the University of Adelaide. Amanda is also a gold hand hygiene auditor.
Amanda is available for onsite education sessions and consultation in all areas of Infection Prevention and Control.
Amanda is passionate about Infection Prevention and Control. She loves working in aged care particularly, an environment that can be challenging for implementing Infection Control due to the increased risk associated with this type of environment ,and the changes that occur in the body, that put us at increased risk of infection as we age. Amanda hopes her passion for Infection Prevention and Control is contagious.