You will need to comply with the following guideline and standard if you intend to operate a private hospital or day-procedure centre:
- guidelines for the prevention and control of infection in healthcare
- preventing and controlling healthcare-associated infection standard.
The guidelines set out a risk-management framework to ensure the basic principles of infection prevention and control can be applied to a wide range of healthcare settings.
The standard aims to improve infection prevention and control measures to help prevent infections, and the spread of antimicrobial resistance through the appropriate prescribing and use of antimicrobials.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.