Dental - Infection Control
Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
Policy has been reviewed and updated.
The following sections have been added to this policy:
• 5.29 – Fallow time during COVID-19 (link for FGDP fallow time calculator)
• 5.30 – Safe Management of the Care Environment During COVID-19
• 5.31 – Occupational Safety, Prevention and Exposure Management
• Some extra information has been added to section 5.1 (the first two sentences)
An IPC CQC essential audit is available in the Resource Centre and includes the
latest COVID-19 IPC guidance – this needs to be carried out every 6 months.
All references have been reviewed and updated.
Policy has been reviewed and two extra sections have been added to the procedure – sections 5.3 and 5.12. References have been reviewed and updated.
Policy has been reviewed and updated to reflect the current pandemic. Updates are COVID-19 specific and section 5.1 has been added, as well as extra references and further reading. All other references have been reviewed and updated.
This policy has been reviewed and now includes additional information regarding the importance of understanding professional, individual responsibilities with the inclusion of additional sources of support for the workplace. It places more emphasis on ensuring team involvement with conducting risk assessments and the responsibility of the Organisation in ensuring that staff have the tools, resources and capabilities to complete risk assessments.