DATE
03-2017
FSN
021
TITLE
Infections Associated With HCUs In CPB & ECMO
PROBLEM

Safety/Advisory

The Safety Committee and Executive Committee would like to make the membership aware of the recent update from Public Health England (PHE) - See Document.

We continue to recommend that units work within the guidance provided by PHE, specific Manufacturers Guidelines and with reference to the Infection Control and Health and Safety Departments within your hospital.

Should you or your department wish to discuss this issue further or have any queries, the safety committee (safetycommittee@scps.org.uk) are willing to be of assistance, but we would also like to remind you that the most up to date information will always be held by PHE.

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