Formed in 2004 by its CEO Dr Cathryn (Cath) Murphy, Infection Control Plus has developed into a respected, innovative and trusted consulting company. Cath offers consultancy based on her clients’ needs and consistent with research, policy and regulatory trends. Clients range from small distributors through to large multi-national companies. Every client is equally important. Infection Control Plus offers once-off consultancies as well as longer-term retainer based relationships. Satisfied customers in every continent ensure client retention and long-term relationships.
As the Chief Executive Officer of Infection Control Plus Pty Ltd, Cathryn Murphy PhD contributes to every client engagement.
Cath consults primarily to clinical and commercial clients throughout the world. Cath’s career over several decades includes senior infection prevention positions within clinical, government, and non-government sectors in her home country Australia and internationally. She has also served professional associations around the world in pro bono and elected leadership positions. Cath is an Honorary Adjunct Assoc. Professor at Bond University on the Gold Coast, Australia. She has made many academic contributions to infection control throught published and presented research over several decades.
Career highlights include working as an invited post-doctoral researcher at the USA CDC’s Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, consulting for the World Health Organization and serving as the elected APIC President in 2010.
In 2015 Cath became the first non-North American to be awarded APIC’s esteemed Carole de Mille Award for lifetime excellence in and dedication to the field of infection prevention. She is currently a credentialled ACIPC expert, holds the US CIC certification and is a fellow of APIC and also SHEA.
Cath’s passion for improving patient safety through better and smarter infection control and prevention is unrelenting. Her ideas and the solutions she offers are innovative and practical. She looks forward to building new client relationships in 2019 whilst continuing to give reliable, high-quality service to her existing long-term clients. From January 2019 Cath with be working permanent part-time with the https://www.acorn.org.au/Australian College of Perioperative Nurses as the ACORN Professional Standards Officer. Her work with ACORN will be entirely separate from any consultancies at Infection Control Plus and she will avoid, manage and declare any perceived or real conflicts of interest in relation to her work with ACORN and at Infection Control Plus.