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Manuale, UK Department of Health (DoH) epic3. 2014


Infection: prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections in primary and community care.

NICE Clinical Guideline, 2012


Healthcare-associated infections: prevention and control in primary and community care

National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) guideline 61. 2014.


Health Technical Memorandum (HTM) 01-01: management and decontamination of surgical instruments (medical devices) used in acute care. Marzo 2013

Part A: management and provision
Part B: common elements
Part C: steam sterilization
Part D: washer-disinfectors
Part E: alternatives to steam for the sterilization of reusable medical devices

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), Department of Health (DH)


Antimicrobial stewardship: systems and processes for effective antimicrobial medicine use.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) 2015.