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National Infection Prevention and Control Manual

National Infection Prevention and Control Manual

Transmission Based Precautions

Interim Competency Framework for PPE for Infectious Diseases of High Consequence (IDHC)

HPS has produced national competency frameworks for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for infectious diseases of high consequence (IDHC).  These frameworks are underpinned by a systematic literature review and intended as resources to support the assessment and recording of staff competency in the use of PPE for infectious disease threats such as pandemic influenza and viral haemorrhagic fevers. 

HPS is currently consulting with professional colleagues across the UK on related work, these frameworks are therefore published as draft and may be updated based on the outcomes of this related work.

Transmission Based Precautions Posters and Aide-memoire

These posters can be used when transmission based precautions are in place and show the procedures to be followed.  The aide memoire is a quick reference guide that can be used in conjunction with Appendix 11 of the NIPCM. 

Airborne precautions poster