IC10 Prevention and management of exposure to health care associated infections (HCAI) and inoculation incidents


Category
Infection prevention and control
Code
IC10
Issue No
Issue 6

Target Audience

All CWP staff including students, visiting health care workers, volunteers and contractors whilst on Trust premises.

Purpose

This policy sets out the arrangements for the prevention and management of exposure to healthcare associated infections and inoculation incidents for any healthcare workers or any service user within the Trust. The key responsibilities are outlined with the reporting arrangements.

Origin

Lead executive
Director of Nursing, Therapies and Patient Partnership

Author and contact number
Head of Occupational Health
01244 393105


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

30 January 2014

Review Date

31 January 2019

Approval Meeting

Infection Prevention and Control Sub Committee (IPCSC)


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