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Infection Control Policy: Prevention & Management of Multi-Resistant Organisms (MRO)

Doc type: Policy Directive
Compliance with this policy directive is mandatory.

Doc No.: PD2007_084

Functional Group - Sub Group:
Clinical/ Patient Services - Infectious diseases
Clinical/ Patient Services - Incident management
Population Health - Communicable Diseases

Summary
Public Health Organisations must develop management and accountability approaches for infection control that align with patient safety initiatives and activities to reduce the transmission of multi-resistant organisms.

Date of Publication: 13 November 2007

Replaces: N/A
Author Branch: Clinical Excellence Commission

This document applies to: Area Health Services/Chief Executive Governed Statutory Health Corporation, Board Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Affiliated Health Organisations, Affiliated Health Organisations - Declared, Public Health System Support Division, Community Health Centres, Dental Schools and Clinics, Government Medical Officers, NSW Ambulance Service, Public Health Units, Public Hospitals

Audience: All staff, including managers, clinicians and contractors

Distributed to: Public Health System, Community Health Centres , Dental Schools and Clinics, Divisions of General Practice, Government Medical Officers, Health Associations Unions, Health Professional Associations and Related Organisations, NSW Ambulance Service , Ministry of Health, Public Health Units, Public Hospitals, Private Hospitals and Day Procedure Centres , Private Nursing Homes, Tertiary Education Institutes

Review Date: 30 June 2017

Policy Manual: Not applicable

File No: 07/9117

Status: Active

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