Consultation outcome

Prevention and control of infections: code of practice

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Detail of outcome

This document provides a brief overview of the consultation responses and the consequent changes to the revised Health and Social Care Act 2008 code of practice for the prevention and control of infection and related guidance.

Original consultation

Summary

Seeks views on the revised code of practice for prevention and control of infections and the related guidance.

This consultation ran from
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Consultation description

We have updated the code of practice for prevention and control of infections and would welcome your input and comments.

We want the code of practice to:

  • follow new registration requirements which come into force in April 2015
  • give more prominence to the issue of antimicrobial resistance as part of the UK AMR Strategy
  • reflect changes to the way the NHS is organised
  • update the bibliography

Documents

Published 30 January 2015