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Health Care Associated Infection

 

Guidance


The epic Project: Developing National Evidence-based Guidelines for Preventing Healthcare associated Infections
UK Department of Health (EPIC), 2001

Guidelines for Hand Hygiene in Irish Health Care Settings 2005
Published on behalf of SARI by HSE, Health Protection Surveillance Centre, 2005

The Control and Prevention of MRSA in hospitals and the Community
Published on behalf of SARI by HSE, Health Protection Surveillance Centre, 2005

Quality, Risk and Customer Care, National Hospitals Office Cleaning Manual - Acute Hospitals
September 2006

National Hospitals Office - National Cleaning Manual Appendices
September 2006

 

National Policy Documents

MRSA Disclosure Sept 2007
HSE HealthCare-Associated Infection Governance Committee, 2007

National Visiting Guidance

 

Strategy and Action Plans

The Control and Prevention of MRSA in hospitals and the Community
Published on behalf of SARI by HSE, Health Protection Surveillance Centre, 2005

The prevention and control of Health Care Associated Infections in Ireland Background Briefing March 2007

Say No to Infection A National Strategy Nov 2007
HCAI Governance Group, Health Service Executive, 2007

Local Implementation Team Action Plan
2008

Infection Prevention and Control Building: Guidelines for Acute Hospitals in Ireland
SARI, 2009

 

Surveillance Reports

National Hygiene Services Quality Review 2007
Health Information and Quality Authority, 2007

Third Survey of Infections in Acute Hospitals

HCAI Antimicrobial Resistance-Related Report
HSE, Health Protection Surveillance Centre, 2006

Review of Cleaning Services in Acute Hospitals 2006
HSE, 2006


Information Leaflets

Clean Hands Save Lives - Information for patients, visitors and residents
Published April 2011

Regional Infection Control Committee (SARI) - Terms of Reference
Published, 2008

Alcohol Handrub Technique

Handwashing Technique

MRSA Leaflet
Information for Patients and Visitors. HSE , HPSC, 2008

Healthcare-Associated Infection Information for Patients and Visitors 2008
Information for Patients and Visitors. HSE , HPSC, 2008

HSE Clean Hands
Poster for Clean Hands campaign