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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.
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