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Animals & Pets in Health Care Facilities – Guidance on


Aseptic Technique Guidance


Clostridium Difficile Infection Policy


Creutzfeldt jakob disease (cjd) and other transmissible spongiform encephalopathies policy


Cystic Fibrosis - Infection Control Guidelines for patients with Cystic Fibrosis


Decontamination Policy and Procedures


Herpes Simplex Information and Guidance


Infection Control Guidelines for Preventing and Controlling Blood-Borne Virus Infection in Haemodialysis Units


Infection Control in the Built Environment Policy


Infection Prevention and Control Policy


Influenza - Guidance on the Management


Outbreak Control Policy


Measles Information & Guidance


MRSA Policy

From 31st December 2010, new systems were implemented to screen relevant elective and emergency admissions in line with national guidance. I can confirm that these systems have been implemented and this is reflected in the policy (refer to sections 9 & 10).
Angela Pedder OBE, Chief Executive, Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust


Multi-drug Resistant Organism Policy


Patient placement and movement policy (infection prevention & control)


Protective Isolation Policy


PVL – Associated Staphylococcus Aureus Infections in the hospital environment


Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) - guidance on the management of


Respiratory Virus Infections – guidance for the management of suspected cases of severe imported respiratory virus infections including Avian Influenza and MERS CoV


Scabies Guidance


Source Isolation Policy


Standard Infection Control Procedures and Policy
(including Hand Hygiene)


Staff Health & Illness


Streptococcal Group A - policy for the prevention & control of


Surveillance and Reporting of Infectious Disease, Healthcare Associated Infection & Antibiotic Resistant Organisms – Policy for


Terminal Cleaning Co-ordination Policy


Torridge Ward – Operational Policy


Tuberculosis Management in a Hospital Setting


Vancomycin/Glycopeptide Resistant Enterococci (VRE/GRE) Guidelines


Varicella Zoster (VZ) Virus, Chickepox & Shingles


Venous Access Device Policy

Viral Gastroenteritis Guidance


Viral Haemorrhagic Fever - Guideline for Risk Assessment & Management of Patients


Water Safety Policy


Water Coolers and Ice-making machines


Ward Closure due to a Suspected or Confirmed Outbreak of Infection