Scotland - Infection Control - Mental Health
This policy has been reviewed and converted to the new QCS format. It sets out to detail best practice and standards for the management of outbreaks of infection. It includes the need to ensure that the Service User is monitored and risk assessed for social isolation in the event of the need for quarantine or barrier nursing. References, Further Reading and Excellent Practice elements have been added.
Policy converted to the new QCS format, reviewed and updated to reflect legislation and best industry practice including the need for training.
New policy to comply with Duty of Candour regulations commencing 01/04/2018.
This policy includes two template forms to be used to obtain consent from a data subject, where consent is required under GDPR. There are two forms, one for service users with capacity and one for service users who lack capacity.
Review of current policy with legislation changes. Policy converted to the new QCS format. Update on HSE guidance – checking procedures.
Conversion to new QCS policy format. Minor changes to sharps procedures and current references added to ensure the policy remains current and reflective of regulatory requirements.
Policy converted to new format. Updated to reflect the Royal Marsden 9th Edition recommendations and NICE wound management resources.
Changes made to ensure the policy and procedure meet the requirements of legislation and best practice in Scotland.