Infection Prevention & Control Policies and Procedures

​​​This page contains the Infection Prevention and Control policies, procedures and guidelines for use by CDHB staff. CDHB policies are controlled documents maintained by authorised CDHB staff only. 

Additional infection prevention & control information and resources are available via the CDHB Infection Prevention & Control Intranet site. (Note: This link is to internal DHB documents and can only be accessed by staff logged into the CDHB computer network).


Key Amendment Table

Key Amendment Table updated 7th July


Infection Prevention & Control Policies 

Infection Prevention and Control Service
Standard Precautions
Transmission-Based Precautions Isolation Guidelines
Guidelines for the Control of Multidrug Resistant Organisms
Decontamination of Equipment
Decontamination Of The Environment
Reprocessing of Flexible Endoscopic Instruments
Ward Department Linen and Laundry Policy
Food and Water Hygiene

Staff Health And Management Of Work Related Infection Risks

Outbreak Management
Antimicrobial Usage
Hand Hygiene Policy

​Infection Prevention & Control Guidelines & Procedures

Alphabetical List of Diseases
Decontamination of Rigid Sigmoidoscopy Equipment
Respiratory Virus Guidelines
Care of Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Guidelines for the Screening and Management of Children for ESBL
Infection Prevention Guidelines for Animals in Healthcare
Norovirus Outbreak Guidelines
Creutzfeldt Jacob Disease Infection Prevention & Control Guidelines
Building Construction and Maintenance Infection Prevention & Control Guidelines
Guidelines for use of ventilation in negative pressure rooms
Ambulance and Inter Hospital Transportation

Transfer of Norvirus patients to Aged Residential Care position paper

CDHB ARC LTCF Respiratory Outbreak IPC Guidelines 2016
Cleaning and Disinfection of Birthing Pools Procedure

Associated Infection Prevention & Control Forms and Flowcharts

Multidrug Resistant Organsisms Admission Assessment Flowchart

ESBL Risk-based Assessment Tool for Patient Placement
Nebuliser use risk assessment flow chart

​ Construction and Maintenance Work Approval Form (Right-click the link > select Save as, to download a copy and complete this document)

Construction and Maintenance Matrix tool

6950 Breast Milk Cross Feed Incident Procedure (flowchart and lab forms)


Page last reviewed: 11 January 2017
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