Trainee Education Programme
Latest training day
Infection Prevention and Control in Critical Settings
Monday 10 October 2016 at the Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre
Programme details available
Journal of Hospital Infection
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Online library of HIS and other Guidelines
HIS publishes a number of carefully researched guidelines, available with other infection prevention guidelines in the HIS online guideline library.
Final Months Remaining
Join us in Edinburgh on the 6-8 November for what promises to be the infection prevention and control event of 2016.
Health and Social Care Act 2008 (July 2015) Code of Practice on the prevention and control of infections and related guidance, [added 2 October 2015, Guidelines and Reports page]
The O’Neill Commission report on the financial burden of Antimicrobial Resistance: Tackling a crisis for the health and wealth of nations, [added 11 December 2014, Guidelines and Reports page]
UK Governments 5 Year Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Strategy 2013–2018 Annual progress report and implementation plan 29014, [added 11 December 2014, Guidelines and Reports page]
Department of Health 'Implementation of modified admission MRSA screening
guidance for NHS (2014)' is available here [added 3 September 2014, Guidelines and Reports page]
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]
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 publishedFollowing 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.
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