Guidelines and guidance in preparation

The following guidelines and guidance documents are in preparation by HIS working parties:

  • Prevention and control of infection in burns units (joint with British Burn Association)
  • The use of faecal microbiota transplant as treatment for recurrent or refractory Clostridium difficile infection and other potential indications (joint with British Society of Gastroenterology)
  • Microbiological commissioning and monitoring of operating theatre suites
  • Infection prevention and control of Group A streptococcal infection in acute healthcare and maternity settings in the UK
  • Water management for healthcare microbiologists
  • Use of respiratory and facial protection equipment [paused]
  • Prevention and control of Aspergillus [paused]