|Date||Version||Summary of change|
|09.01.2023||V2.4||Hyperlinks to external documents updated.
Section 1.2 – additional guidance on the use of oversleeves added.
Section 1.4 – amended wording of recommendations for use of sterile gloves and gowns.
Section 1.8 – additional information on use of locally approved products for the management of blood and body fluid spills.
Appendix 7 updated to incorporate process for high risk body fluids (as in box 1 of appendix 9).
EN standards for products used in the management of blood and body fluids spills added to the NIPCM glossary.
|07.09.2022||V2.3||Addition of appendices 5a and 5b and removal of previous appendix 5 (glove selection).
Minor change to appendix 11a to clarify precautions for varicella zoster (shingles).
|30.08.2022||V2.2||Minor amendments made throughout as suggested by HSE for clarity and to reflect the language used by HSE.|
|21.07.2022||V2.1||Additional text added to appendix 11b to reflect changes in HCID status of MPX (2022 outbreak strain) and sign-post to UKHSA guidance.|
|24.05.2022||V2.0||Correction to section 1.9 – safe management of waste.|
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