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 September 2017


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
CJD policy
Linen and Laundry guidelines for wards and departments
Food And Water Safety

Staff Health And Management Of Work Related Infection Risks

Blood And Body Fluid Exposure
Outbreak And Incident Management
Antimicrobial Usage
Hand Hygiene Policy
Building Construction and Renovation Policy

Animals in CDHB Healthcare Facilities

Inter Hospital Transfer of Patients in Isolation

​Infection Prevention & Control Guidelines & Procedures

Glossary IPC terms

Alphabetical List of Diseases

Decontamination of Rigid Sigmoidoscopy Equipment
Respiratory Virus Guidelines
Care of Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Norovirus Outbreak Guidelines
Ebola Virus Disease Guidelines
Document Management Guidelines

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
Guidelines For Operating The Ventilation System In Negative Pressure Rooms
Screening and Management of Paediatric Patients for ESBL

Hotline Blood and Fluid Warmer Cleaning and Change of Recirculating   Solution

Community Aged Residential and Long term care facilities: IPC procedures

Associated Infection Prevention & Control Forms and Flowcharts

MDRO Admission Assessment Flow chart

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: 09 July 2018
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