IC9 Pandemic influenza policy


Category
Infection prevention and control
Code
IC9
Issue No
Issue 4

Target Audience

All CWP staff

Purpose

This policy has been developed to assist in the planning by the Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) for the emergence of the next Influenza Pandemic. This document has been developed in accordance with guidance from the Department of Health and the Health Protection Agency (HPA) and will be updated accordingly as new information becomes available (HPA, 2005). All Trust staff have a responsibility to read this document and ensure that they are familiar with, and understand the guidance laid down within it. This policy should be read in conjunction with the Trust Pandemic Influenza Business Contingency Plan.

Origin

Lead executive
Director of Infection Prevention and Control (DIPC)

Author and contact number
Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Team
01244 37700


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

23 May 2013

Review Date

31 May 2018

Approval Meeting

Infection Prevention and Control Sub Committee (IPCSC)

Ratification

Document Quality Group (DQG)

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