Health care organisations have a legal responsibility to provide a safe environment for staff, patients and visitors. Infection Prevention Australia can assist with the implementation and coordination of an infection prevention and control program in your organisation that complies with the respective State/Territory and/or national accreditation requirements.
NOTE: Revised policies for infection control are now available for download in the members section.
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The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has launched the first comprehensive report on antimicrobial resistance, antimicrobial use and appropriateness of prescribing in Australia, to date.more
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In view of the global concern over the outbreak of the Zika virus, both Elsevier and The Lancet have created a Zika Virus Resource Center on Elsevier Connect with the latest updates, research, reviews, editorials, correspondence and commentary to help healthcare professionals, medical researchers and the public understand the outbreak.more