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Healthcare Associated Infections

Healthcare Associated Infections

The Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) team lead the educational elements of the Scottish Government's HAI Task Force delivery plan on the Prevention and Control of Infection.

The HAI team work with key service stakeholders including NHS Health Boards in Scotland, Health Protection Scotland (HPS), Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS), Health Facilities Scotland, (HFS), Care Inspectorate and Scottish Care.  The team has a multi disciplinary focus in the Prevention and Control of Infection.

Strands of Work

An information flyer (summer 2013) is available which details the extensive suite of education and training courses available in the Prevention and Control of Infection. Updated version will be available from April 2014.

Compendium of HAI Guidance

The purpose of the HAI compendium is to provide NHS Scotland staff with all current HAI national policy, guidance and associated supporting materials e.g. checklists, care bundles, patient information leaflets and training scenarios. The Compendium can be donwloaded from the HPS website.

 

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