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Infection Control, hospital hygiene and Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) receives much media attention. The Scottish Executive Health Department (SEHD) has also placed this high on their agenda. It is a changing and challenging time ahead for infection control as we respond to these national demands.
Health Protection Scotland (HPS) have issued a set of infection control and cleaning standards that we have to follow. We are working to make sure that these standards are met and that they are included in any plans for the future.
We have responded well to the challenges of HAI and given infection control a high priority when estimating the costs for our plans for the future.
We aim to give patients high quality care by: