Essential Steps To Safe, Clean Care For GP Practices

February 2017

General Practitioners

Country of origin: UK

This self-assessment tool provides a framework to assist organisations in embedding good infection prevention and control throughout the health and social care setting.

The self-assessment tool consists of seven key challenges. Under each challenge, there are a series of questions with supporting evidence. Examples of evidence have been provided, but there is space for users to input their own local examples.

Completion of the self-assessment tool and scoring of the challenges will produce a balanced scorecard and will enable organisations to identify any areas for improvement.

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