Infection Control

DBTH policies

  • PAT/IC 2 v.6 – Asplenic Patients Policy – Management of Patients with Absent or Dysfunctional Spleen
  • PAT/IC 4 v.5 – Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) and Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy Agents (TSE): Minimising the Risks of Transmission
  • PAT/IC 5 v.7  – Hand Hygiene
  • PAT/IC 6 v.9 – MRSA Screening and Management of Patients with MRSA
  • PAT/IC 7 v.7 – Scabies – Guidance on Management
  • PAT/IC 8 v.7 – Sharps Policy – Safe Use and Disposal
  • PAT/IC 10 v.8 – Management of Respiratory Type Viruses
  • PAT/IC 11 v.6 – Pathology Specimens – Collection and Handling of Pathology Specimens
  • PAT/IC 12 v.6 – Meningococcal Infections – Management of Cases and Contacts
  • PAT/IC 14 v.6 – Sharps Injuries Management and other blood or body fluid exposure incidents  Note: PAT/IC 25 v.2 merged within this policy
  • PAT/IC 15 v.5 – Chickenpox/Shingles Management Policy
  • PAT/IC 16 v.7 – Isolation Policy
  • PAT/IC 17 v.5 – Management of Patients with Glycopeptide Resistant Enterococci
  • PAT/IC 18 v.6 – Spillage of Blood and Other Body Fluids
  • PAT/IC 19 v.7 – Standard Infection Prevention and Control Precautions Policy
  • PAT/IC 20 v.7 – Management and Control of Incident/Outbreak of Infection
  • PAT/IC 21 v.6 – Laundry Policy – Bagging Procedure for Linen
  • PAT/IC 22 v.4 – Kitchen Hygiene and Refrigerator Monitoring Policy for Wards and Clinical Areas
  • PAT/IC 23 v.6 – Tuberculosis – Care of the Patient with smear negative/positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Hospital
  • PAT/IC 24 v.6 – Cleaning and Disinfection of Ward-based Equipment
  • PAT/IC 26 v.4 – Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI) Policy
  • PAT/IC 27 v.4 – Gastroenteritis Policy (Diarrhoea and Vomiting)
  • PAT/IC 28 v.5 – Multi-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacteria Prevention and Control Policy
  • PAT/IC 29 v.1
  • PAT/IC 30 v.1 
  • PAT/IC 31 v.4 – Surveillance Policy
  • PAT/IC 32 v.4 – Hazard Group 4 Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers
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