Delivering safe health services
It is vital to ensure that practices regularly review risks within their facilities, that all staff understand their responsibilities and are educated and competent in relation to effective infection prevention and control.
More information on infection control can be accessed below:
RACGP infection prevention and control standards
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) developed the 'Infection prevention and control standards' to assist health professionals to implement procedures.
They focus on practice-based risk assessment and staff education, and are mandatory for accreditation, aligning with the RACGP Standards 5th edition criterion GP 4.1.
COORDINARE infection control toolkit
Consistent and correct management of infection in general practice prevents and controls the spread of healthcare-associated infections including COVID-19, influenza and hepatitis.
Our 'Infection Control Toolkit for General Practice' helps practices review their systems to ensure infection control and safe work environments are maintained.
Infection control webinars
Margaret Jennings, Microbiologist and Infection Prevention and Control Educator, presented the following webinars:
- COVID-19 infection control Session 1 and Session 2
- COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test and ventilation
- Basic infection prevention and control
Visit Margaret’s website below to access more education, resources, or to join her email list.
Other useful resources