Infection Control Guidelines - Victoria

Service summary

You will be required to comply with these guidelines if you are a non-emergency patient transport provider. Infection control management plans and vehicle-cleaning plans must be developed in compliance with these guidelines.

Infection Control Guidelines are also known as the Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare. These guidelines outline critical aspects of infection prevention and control in healthcare facilities.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services
Private Hospitals Branch

Act(s) name

Non-Emergency Patient Transport Act 2003 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Non-Emergency Patient Transport Regulations 2005 (Victoria)

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