Guidelines and guidance under consultation

Automated room decontamination: report of a Healthcare Infection Society Working Party

This work is now complete and the working Party would be grateful for stakeholder comments. 

All comments received will be reviewed and they will be recorded in the supplementary file of the published document. If you wish that your comments are not to be published or if you prefer that they are published anonymously, please state so in the response document attached.

The main document can be found here, Please respond by emailing the consultation form to consultations@his.org.uk by 5pm Thursday 9th December 2021

 

Final rinse water quality for flexible endoscopy to minimise the risk of post-endoscopic infection. Report from Healthcare Infection Society Working Party.

A joint working party have been working to update the evidence and expert-based guidance for minimising the risk of post-endoscopic infections arising from the final rinse water. This work is now complete and the working Party would be grateful to receive your feedback. 

All comments received will be reviewed and they will be recorded in the supplementary file of the published document. If you wish that your comments are not to be published or if you prefer that they are published anonymously, please state so in the response document attached.

The main document can be found here, appendices here and the supplementary material here. Please respond by emailing the consultation form to consultations@his.org.uk by 9 am Wednesday 8th December 2021

 

Previous consultations

Guidelines for the control and prevention of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in healthcare facilities: joint Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) and Infection Prevention Society guidelines.

A joint working party have been working to update the evidence based guideline for the control and prevention of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in healthcare facilities. This work is now complete and we would be grateful if you could provide your feedback.

The Working Party will review all comments received and will amend the document as they deem appropriate. All comments will be considered and they will be recorded in the appendix of the published document. If you wish that your comments are not to be published or if you prefer that they are published anonymously, please state so in the response document attached.

The main guideline document can be found here,  a table of recommendations here, appendices here and supplementary material here, please respond by emailing the consultation form to consultations@his.org.uk by 12 pm Wednesday 7 July 2021

  

  • NICE accredited methodology

    This is a living document that has been updated to the current NICE and SIGN methodology.