epic3: National Evidence-Based Guidelines for Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections in NHS Hospitals in England (open acces) is available here [added 12th December 2013, Journal of Hospital Infection Site]
HIS working party releases 'Guidance on the use of respiratory and facial protection equipment' (open acccess) and is available here [added 25 September 2013, Journal of Hospital Infection Site]
Department of Health management and decontamination of surgical instruments used in acute care (CFFP A - E) - [Added 13 September 2013, Guidelines & Reports page]
Guidelines on the facilities required for minor surgical procedures and minimal access intervention - [Added 15 July 2013, HIS Guidelines page]
Guidelines for prevention and control of group A streptococcal infection in acute healthcare and maternity settings in the UK - [Added 15 July 2013, HIS Guidelines page]
Guidelines for the management of norovirus outbreaks in acute and community health and social care settings - [Added 15 July 2013, HIS Guidelines page]
Latest HIS News
Registration now open for the HIS Spring Meeting held in collaboration with the Infection Prevention Society. The programme for the day is ‘What’s That Coming Over the Hill? Rising to the Challenge of Multi-Resistant Gram Negative Rods’. This takes place on 8 April 2014 in Birmingham. More details can be found on the events section.
Registration is now open for the "Don't Panic!" Annual Meeting on Practical Aspects of Infection Control run in association with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and Sheffield Hallam University. More details can be found on the events page.