infection prevention _ control list of policies - East Cheshire NHS Trust

					INFECTION PREVENTION & CONTROL
                LIST OF POLICIES




Initiated by:   Infection Prevention & Control Team
Approved by:    Infection Prevention & Control Group
Issue Date:     2012
Review Date:    2014
Version:        1
 Doc Ref:       CPIPCv1.12



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                         List of Policies/Guidelines                                 ISSUE   REVIEW
                                                                                      DATE    DATE
1.    Review of Infection Prevention & Control Practice                               2012    2014
2.    Good Practices Policy and Universal Precautions                                 2012    2014
3.    Aseptic Non Touch Technique (ANTT)                                              2012    2014
4.    Blood Cultures                                                                  2012    2014
5.    Bodies of Those Who Have Died with a Known or Suspected Infection               2012    2014
6.    Cleaning, Disinfection & Sterilisation                                          2012    2014
7.    Clostridium difficile                                                           2012    2014
8.    Creutzfeld-Jakob Disease (CJD) and Other Transmissible Spongiform               2012    2014
      Encephalopathies (TSE’s)
9.    Estates Department                                                             2012     2014
10.   Glycopeptide Resistant Enterococci (GRE)                                       2012     2014
11.   Highly Infectious Diseases and Deliberate Release Biological Event             2012     2014
12.   Isolation Nursing                                                              2012     2014
13.   Lice                                                                           2012     2014
14.   Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) – Guidelines for the        2012     2014
      Care of Patients
15.   MRSA Screening for Elective and Emergency Patients                             2012     2014
16.   Multi Resistant Gram Negative Bacilli (including E.coli and Acintobacter       2012     2014
      species)
17.   Outbreak/Significant Incident - Recognition, Notification and Management       2012     2014
      of a Communicable Disease within a Hospital
18.   Scabies                                                                        2012     2014
19.   Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)                                       2012     2014
20.   Surveillance Policy and Root Cause Analysis                                    2012     2014
21.   Tuberculosis                                                                   2012     2014
22.   Chickenpox and Shingles, Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV),                         2012     2014
23.   Ward/Department Closure due to Infection Control                               2012     2014



Health Protection Agency/Public Health Policies adopted by East Cheshire             ISSUE   REVIEW
                               NHS Trust                                              DATE    DATE

1.    HPA IP Control Guidelines for blood glucose monitoring in care homes           11.09
2.    HPA Head Lice                                                                  12.10   11.12
3.    HPA Human Bites (adopted by CECH from HPA)                                     12.10   11.12
4.    HPA Inoculation Injury                                                         11.09   11.11
5.    HPA Joint Communicable & Infectious Diseases Incident/Outbreak Plan for        04.11   04.13
      the Local Authorities, Primary Care Trusts and Health Protection Unit within
      Cheshire and Merseyside
6.    HPA Infection Control Guidance for Early Years & School Settings               09.09   09.11
7.    HPA Sports Infection Prevention & Control Guidance                             07.10   07.12
8.    Guidance for Public Health Management of Meningococcal Disease in the          01.11
      UK

           Please note some Policies/Guidelines will only be relevant to certain areas




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