Publications: RCPI Policy Group on Healthcare Associated Infection

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Antibiotic Use and Implications for Healthcare Associated Infection

Published: 1 May, 2012
Category: Policy
Topic: Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial resistance
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Healthcare Associated Infection

This document outlines a number of recommendations RCPI believes can help in the reduction of antibiotic consumption in Ireland.

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Advice on the Prevention and Control of Infection for Hospital Visitors and Patients Discharged from Hospital

Published: 1 June, 2011
Category: Policy
Topic: Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial resistance
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Healthcare Associated Infection

Advice on preventing infections in healthcare settings, for patients, visitors and doctors.

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Healthcare – Associated Infections and What All Doctors Must Know and Do

Published: 1 June, 2011
Category: Guideline
Topic: Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial resistance
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Healthcare Associated Infection

This document outlines some guidelines for doctors to reduce HCAIs in Ireland's healthcare settings.

Hospital bed.

Healthcare Associated Infection in Patients with Cancer: Identify the Risks and Implement Preventative Measures

Published: 1 September, 2010
Category: Policy
Topic: Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial resistance
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Healthcare Associated Infection

Helping healthcare workers prevent infections in patients at increased risk of healthcare-associated infection (HCAI).

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A Response to HIQA’s National Standards for the Prevention and Control of Healthcare – Associated Infections

Published: 1 June, 2009
Category: Policy
Topic: Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial resistance
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Healthcare Associated Infection

RCPI's respsonse to the publication of the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Infection Prevention and Control Standards that apply to all healthcare facilities

Doctor washing hands.