Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare - Tasmania

Description

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.

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 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Health Service Establishments Regulations 2011 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Health

Regulation, Licensing and Accreditation Unit

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries

Regulation, Licensing and Accreditation Unit

Department of Health

Mailing address: GPO BOX 125
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6166 3856
Email: hselicensing@health.tas.gov.au
Website: Private Health Establishments Regulation and Licensing (Opens in new window)