Infection Prevention and Control Policies


Our Infection Prevention and Control policies are available below. They are produced in line with Government guidelines and are regularly reviewed and updated.

Patient leaflets and documents

Infection Prevention and Control Annual Report 2019/20 pdf Animals and Pets in Healthcare Facilities Policy pdf Aseptic Technique Policy pdf Clostridium difficile Infection Policy pdf Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) & Other Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Policy pdf Decontamination Policy and Procedures pdf Glycopeptide/Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci (GRE/VRE) Policy pdf Group A Streptococcal Infections – Policy for the Prevention and Control of pdf Herpes Simplex Information & Guidance pdf Infection Control Guidance for Patients with Cystic Fibrosis pdf Infection Control in the Built Environment Policy pdf Infection Control Policy for Preventing and Controlling Blood-Borne Virus Infection in Haemodialysis Units pdf Infection Prevention & Control Policy pdf Management of Suspected Cases of Severe Imported Respiratory Virus Infections Policy Including Avian Influenza and MERS Cov. (Note this does not include pandemic Influenza) pdf Measles Policy pdf Meticillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Policy pdf Multi-Drug Resistant Organism Policy pdf Outbreak Control Policy pdf Patient Placement and Movement Policy (Infection Prevention and Control) pdf Policy for the Management of Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) and other High Risk Staphylococcus aureus Infections in the Hospital Environment pdf Protective Isolation Policy pdf Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) – Policy for the Management of pdf Scabies Policy pdf Seasonal Influenza Management Policy pdf Source Isolation Policy and Procedures for Hospital Patients pdf Staff Health and Illness (Infection Control) Policy pdf Standard Infection Control Procedures and Policy (including Hand Hygiene) pdf Surveillance and Reporting Policy for Infectious Disease, Healthcare Associated Infection and Antibiotic Resistant Organisms pdf Terminal Cleaning Co-ordination Policy pdf Torridge Ward – Operational Guidance pdf Tuberculosis Policy for Infection Prevention and Control pdf Varicella Zoster Virus, Chickenpox and Shingles Policy pdf Venous Access Device (VAD) Policy (Not Applicable to Infants Under 1 Year) pdf Viral Gastroenteritis Policy pdf Viral Haemorrhagic Fever – Policy for Risk Assessment and Management of Patients pdf Ward Closure Due to a Suspected or Confirmed Outbreak of Infection Policy pdf Water Coolers and Ice-Making Machines Policy pdf Water Safety Policy (Infection Risk Prevention) pdf


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