Decontamination in primary care dental practices (HTM 01-05)

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Health Technical Memorandum 01-05 (HTM 01-05) advice on patient safety when decontaminating reusable instruments in primary care dental practices.



HTM 01-05 is intended to raise the quality of decontamination work in primary care dental services by covering the decontamination of reusable instruments within dental facilities.

The Infection Prevention Society have produced a dental audit tool to help practices to self-assess compliance with HTM 01-05.

HTM 01-05 is not available to order in hard copy. It is intended to be read online or for private print purposes only.

Published 26 March 2013.