Central Manchester University
Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) recognises the obligation
placed upon it by the Health Act 2006 - Code of Practice for the
Prevention and Control of Health Care associated Infections.
The Trust supports the priniciple
that infections must be prevented wherever possible or where this
is not possible, minimised to an irreducible level with effective
arrangements and policies for surveillance, prevention and control
of infection within the Trust.
The Health and Safety at Work Act
1974, places responsibilities on the Trust and individual employees
to do what is reasonable to adequately control the risks of
infection to staff and others.
legislation all employees have the responsibilites to cooperate
with the Trust on matters of health and safety and in the context
of this policy particularly regarding the reduction of risks from
healthcare associated infections.
Infection control policies,
procedures and protocols are designed to outline the prinicples and
responsibilities associated with the prevention and control of
infection in a health care setting and can be found on the
To view the Trust Infection Control and
Tissue Viability Policies and information please click on
the picture below.