Infection Control Standard - Queensland

Description

Scope of this legislative Instrument:

Section 12 of the Private Health Facilities Act 1999 empowers the Chief Health Officer to make standards for the protection of the health and well-being of patients receiving health services at private health facilities.

The Infection Control Standard provides that the licensee must develop and implement an effective facility-wide program for the surveillance, prevention and control of infection.

To obtain a copy of the standard or information about how the standard is please visit http://www.health.qld.gov.au/privatehealth/legislation/default.asp

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Queensland Health

Chief Health Officer Branch

Private Health Regulation

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Private Health Regulation

Chief Health Officer Branch

Queensland Health

Phone: 07 3328 9051
Website: Private Health Facilities (Opens in new window)