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
Special Major Research Grant 2016
The Society is pleased to announce that it is introducing a new biennial major research grant for research in areas of particular importance to infection control. Instead of the usual major research grant, there will be up to £150,000 available over three years. The deadline for submission is 31 July 2016. Details can be found on the major grants page.
NICE Guideline on Sepsis just published
Following consutlation the National Institute forHealth and Care Excellence (NICE) has just published its latest guideline on Sepsis: recognition, diagnosis and early management. full details can be found on the NICE website. A copy of the guideline can also be found on the Guidlines & Repoprts page.