HPA; British Infection Association; Healthcare Infection Society; Infection Prevention Society; National Concern for Healthcare Infections; NHS Confederation
Publication date: March 2012
This version replaces the previous version which expired on 3 Feb 2012. There were the following amendments:
The guidelines have been written by a Working Party which consisted of representatives of the following six organisations:
All of these organisations were equal partners in the production of the guidelines which are the result of two sequential consultations, one with the councils (or similar) of the organisations and the second with the wider memberships. The second consultation was also extended to external stakeholder organisations.
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Last reviewed: 8 March 2012