HIS Guidelines

Guidelines produced by HIS working parties and in collaboration with other professional organisations.

PDF iconDecontamination of breast pump milk collection kits and related items at home and in hospital: guidance from a Joint Working Group of the Healthcare Infection Society and Infection Prevention Society [2016]

PDF iconPrevention and control of multi-drug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria: recommendations from a Joint Working Party [2016]

PDF iconDevelopment of a sporicidal test method for Clostridium difficile [HIS, 2015]

PDF iconepic3: National Evidence-Based Guidelines for Preventing HCAI in NHS Hospitals in England [2014]

PDF iconGuidance on the use of respiratory and facial protection equipment [2013, 782KB PDF]

PDF iconGuidelines on the facilities required for minor surgical procedures and minimal access interventions [2012, 153KB, PDF]

PDF iconGuidelines for prevention and control of group A streptococcal infection in acute healthcare and maternity settings in the UK [2012, 1.4 MB, PDF]

PDF iconGuidelines for the management of norovirus outbreaks in acute and community health and social care settings [2012, 2.6 MB, PDF]

PDF iconGuidelines for the control and prevention of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in healthcare facilities* [HIS, 2006, PDF] 

PDF iconGuidelines for the control of glycopeptide-resistant enterococci in hospitals [HIS, 2006, PDF] 

 

PDF iconNational Glycopeptide-Resistant Enterococcal Bacteraemia Surveillance Working Group Report to the Department of Health — August 2004 [HIS, 2004, PDF] 

PDF iconNational Clostridium difficile Standards Group: Report to the Department of Health [HIS, 2004, 459KB, PDF] 

PDF iconBehaviours and rituals in the operating theatre [HIS, 2002, 184KB, PDF] 
 

PDF iconMicrobiological commissioning and monitoring of operating theatre suites [HIS, 2002, 292 KB, PDF] 

 

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Rinse water for heat labile endoscopy equipment [HIS, May 2002, 130 KB, PDF]