IC3 Standard (Universal) infection control precautions policy


Category
Infection prevention and control
Code
IC3
Issue No
Issue 8

Target Audience

All CWP staff

Purpose

Universal precautions recognise that there are simple, key precautions that can be used in the care of all service users which minimise the risk of Infectious agents being transmitted to healthcare workers and or service users. It is a key policy that all Trust staff must familiarise themselves with. This policy has been developed for all Trust employees to be able to refer to regarding the principles of Universal Precautions.

Origin

Lead executive
Director of Infection, Prevention and Control (DIPC)

Author and contact number
Infection Prevention and Control Team
01244 397700


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

15 June 2015

Review Date

15 June 2016

Approval Meeting

Infection Prevention and Control Sub Committee (IPCSC)

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