Resources on infection control and prevention

Hand Hygiene - Health Quality and Safety Commission New Zealand
Guidelines, manuals and promotional materials.

Hand hygiene website - Health Quality and Safety Commission New Zealand
Clean Hands Save Lives: Guidance for Health professionals on the 5 moments for hand hygiene.

Victorian Cleaning Standards - Department of Health, Victoria, Australia
The Cleaning standards for Victorian health facilities 2011 provides information and cross reference charts linking the elements, functional areas and weightings of areas to be cleaned and audited within health services.

Prevention of Central Line Associated Bacteraemia - Health Quality and Safety Commission New Zealand
Guidance for the prevention of blood stream infections caused by central line catheters inserted into the blood vessels near the heart.

Surgical Site Improvement Programme- Health Quality and Safety Commission New Zealand
A significant number of Surgical Site Infections are preventable. To address this, the Health Quality & Safety Commission launched the Surgical Site Infection Improvement (SSII) Programme. Resources include guidelines, forms, webinars, videos, and case studies.

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