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This standard operating procedure will provide ACT Health staff will procedural information relating to Hand Hygiene best practice techniques, related products and skin care. The information provided will ensure that staff can comply with best practice in hand hygiene when caring for patients in order to support the reduction of healthcare associated infections (HAI) caused by the transmission of harmful pathogens.
|Hand Hygiene (PDF File 299k)|
|Healthy Food And Drink Choices Policy|
Healthy food and drink choices must be provided and promoted to staff, volunteers and visitors at: • ACT Health facilities • ACT Health activities including meetings, functions, events, education sessions and fundraising activities. Nutrition Standards have been developed by ACT Health to specify the types of food and drinks to be provided and promoted in the following food and drink supply situations: • food outlets including cafeterias, cafes, shops • vending machines • catering, fundraising, rewards, incentives, gifts, prizes and give-aways • advertising, promotion and placement • alcohol • water provision • sponsorships. The Director-General ACT Health or delegate is able to authorise an exemption for occasional social events or fundraising benefits.
|Healthy Food And Drink Choices Policy (PDF File 232k)|
|Hiv Aids, Hepatitis C, Sexually Transmissable Infestions Strategic Framework For The Act 2007-2012|
This Framework has been produced to guide the local response to the issues of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and Sexually Transmissible Infections. The Framework highlights the commonalities between the approaches outlined in the National Strategies on HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and Sexually Transmissible Infections, to enable a more coordinated response from ACT Health, policy makers, health care services and the community sector. It also identifies local priorities and actions required, and suggests strategies to achieve change. Improving treatment and care and support outcomes is also an important goal.
|Hiv Aids, Hepatitis C, Sexually Transmissable Infestions Strategic Framework For The Act 2007-2012 (PDF File 284k)|
|Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Hepatitis B Virus And Hepatitis C Virus Infected Health Care Workers Management Policy|
This policy is directed at all health care workers, specifically those involved in exposure prone procedures. It requires that all health care workers in these areas be aware of their status and seek regular serological testing.
|Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Hepatitis B Virus And Hepatitis C Virus Infected Health Care Workers Management Policy (PDF File 152k)|