Infection Prevention in Practice (IPIP) is an official journal of the Healthcare Infection Society and a sister journal to the Journal of Hospital Infection (JHI). Elsevier is proud to be the publisher for both titles. This low cost, fully open access online journal welcomes quality articles in the field of infection prevention and control, clinical microbiology and the global burden of infection in healthcare.

IPIP provides a comprehensive educational resource for all those working in the field of infectious disease prevention and treatment, through the sharing of local research studies, experiences, case reports, novel techniques, best practice and outbreak reports from clinical professionals globally, with a focus on developing countries.

The IPIP team consists of Editor-in-Chief Dr Gemma Winzor, and Editor Dr Pauline Jumaa. View our full editorial board.

IPIP is hiring!

Following the receipt of our first Impact Factor of 1.8, we are seeking an editor to join the team!

Editors work closely with the Editor in Chief of IPIP to oversee the review process for IPIP submissions in a timely manner, make recommendations to publish or reject submissions, and participate in setting the editorial direction of the journal. It is an exciting time to join a young journal for the next stage of its growth. More information here


Dr Winzor also hosts the HIS journals' podcast, Infection Prevention in Conversation. Listen and subscribe here.


Author Stories

To find out more about the experience of submitting with IPIP, take a look at stories from IPIP authors Dr Amit Aggarwal, Specialist in Medical Microbiology at Janakpuri Super Speciality Hospital Society, Delhi, and Professor Roy D. Sleator of the Department of Biological Sciences, Munster Technological University, Ireland.



Latest Issue
2024: Issue 2