Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare - Tasmania


If you operate a private hospital or day-procedure centre, you must follow these prescribed infection control guidelines. The only instance where you may deviate from these guidelines is if you are following the recommendation of the Agency.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

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.

Act(s) name

Health Service Establishments Act 2006 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Health Service Establishments Regulations 2011 TAS

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services

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

Department of Health and Human Services

Mailing address: GPO Box 125
Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 61663853