Infection Control

Infection Prevention and Control Policy Statement v1 14.02.2018

The Group Practice at River Place ensures that:

  • staff familiarise themselves with the standards for infection prevention and control at the facility in which they practise and also the standards recommended by their national/ /local health departments
  • staff implement best practice in infection prevention and control in any practice setting
  • staff have access to relevant and current information on infection prevention and control
  • staff are familiar with the any Health Regulations as they relate to infectious diseases
  • staff have a safe work environment that provides:
  1. guidelines and policies on infection prevention and control
  2. appropriate protection (eg vaccinations, equipment and supplies)
  3. training to support awareness and good practice in infection prevention and control
  4. mechanisms to monitor and review infection prevention and control procedures
  5. appropriate care of staff affected as a result of infection or as a consequence of dealing with infections and environments in the practice setting
  6. protection from discrimination if they are infected