Infection Prevention and Control

Applied Microbiology for Healthcare, second edition

by Dinah Gould and Chris Brooker

Useful websites

AVERT (an international HIV/AIDS charity)

British Liver Trust

British National Formulary

Centers for Disease control and Prevention (US agency)

Clean, Safe Care. Reducing MRSA and other healthcare associated infections

Cochrane Centre. contains the Cochrane Library

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (defra)

Department of Health

epic2: National Evidence-Based Guidelines for Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections

Food Standards Agency

Health and Safety Executive

Health Professions Council (HPC)

Health Protection Agency

Health Protection Scotland

Infection Protection Society (IPS) incorporating Infection Control Nurses’ Association (ICNA)

Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI)

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

Meningitis Research Fund

National AIDS Trust

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

National Library for Health

National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA)

National Resource for Infection Control (NRIC)

National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)

NHS 24

NHS Direct

NHS Immunisation Information

Nursing and Midwifery Council

Resuscitation Council UK

Safer Needles Network

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

Stop TB Partnership

Terence Higgins Trust. The largest HIV and sexual health charity in the UK

The Haemophilia Society UK

World Health Organization