pdf Infection Prevention & Control Policy (217 KB)

Healthcare associated infections can be traumatic to the patient and costly in terms of time, resources and wellbeing. Staff are expected to comply with this policy and ensure their training is up to date. 

Appendices:

pdf IPC1 - Antibiotic Prescribing Policy (191 KB)

pdf IPC2 - Aseptic Technique & Care of Invasive Devices (309 KB)

pdf IPC3 - Collection of Microbiological Specimens (210 KB)

pdf IPC4 - Decontamination of Medical Equipment (333 KB)

pdf IPC5 - Environmental Cleaning (425 KB)

pdf IPC6 - Estates & Facilities Management (147 KB)

pdf IPC7 - Food Hygiene (162 KB)

pdf IPC8 - Hand Hygiene, Appendices 1 & 2 (579 KB)

pdf IPC8a - Hand Hygiene, Appendix 3 (410 KB)

pdf IPC8b - Hand Hygiene, Appendix 4 (439 KB)

pdf IPC8c - Hand Hygiene, Appendix 5 (219 KB)

pdf IPC9 - Infection Control Principles, Precautions & Personal Protective Equipment (275 KB)

pdf IPC9a - Infection Control Principles, Precautions & Personal Protective Equipment, Appendix 2 (314 KB)

pdf IPC10 - Last Offices (174 KB)

pdf IPC11 - Laundry Management (129 KB)

pdf IPC12 - Management of Healthcare Waste (231 KB)

pdf IPC13 - Management of Infections in Staff (103 KB)

pdf IPC14 - Pest Control (117 KB)

pdf IPC15 - Pets in The Clinical Area (163 KB)

pdf IPC16 - Recognition & Management of an Outbreak of Infection (607 KB)

pdf IPC17 - Single Use & Single Patient Use Medical Devices (192 KB)

pdf IPC17a - Single Use & Single Patient Use Medical Devices, Appendix 1 (134 KB)

pdf IPC17b - Single Use & Single Patient Use Medical Devices, Appendix 2 (164 KB)

pdf IPC18 - Spillages of Blood & Body Fluids (139 KB)

pdf IPC19 - Toy Cleaning (188 KB)

pdf IPC19.1 - Toy Cleaning, Policy on a Page in Clinical Settings (423 KB)

pdf IPC20 - Vaccination Programme for Staff & Service Users (173 KB)

pdf IPC21 - Infections with Specific Alert Organisms (475 KB)

pdf IPC21.1 - Infections with Specific Alert Organisms - Categorisation of Service User by Risk (41 KB)

pdf IPC22 - Sharps Management Protocol (386 KB)

If you would like to see the Equality & Human Rights Impact Analysis (EHRIA), please click on the link

pdf EHRIA - Infection Prevention & Control (467 KB)