Cleaner
Author Health Protection Scotland
Date 01/10/2019
Resource Type Guidance

National Infection Prevention and Control Manual

The evidence based National Infection Prevention and Control (NIP&C) Manual for Scotland is intended to be used by all those involved in care provision. The manual currently contains information on Standard Infection Control Precautions (SICPs), Chapter 1 and Transmission Based Precautions (TBPs), Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 Healthcare Infection incidents, outbreaks and data exceedance.  

It is mandatory for NHSScotland: In all other care settings to support health and social care integration, the content of this manual is considered best practice.

You can download the manual here.