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Essential Practice for Infection Prevention and Control
Intended audience group: 4
Group 4: Community Nurses, Advanced Health Practitioners, Practice Nurses and Registered Nurses in nursing homes (clinical registered staff).
The prevention and management of infection is the responsibility of all staff working in health and social care and is an integral element of patient safety programmes. This updated publication provides important information and guidance on the essential principles of infection prevention and control and highlights why other issues, such as nutrition and hydration, should be viewed as an essential complementary component of nursing practice. (Updated 7/5/2020).
Last updated 4/2/2021