Health Facilities Scotland, Health Protection Scotland and Water (Scotland) Group have updated ‘Guidance for neonatal units (NNUs) (levels 1, 2 & 3) adult and paediatric intensive care units (ICUs) in Scotland to minimise the risk of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection from water’.
Key changes from the previous version are:
- Inclusion of a new recommendation on high-risk procedures.
- Revisions to section 1 (Critical Control Point 1: The hospital water delivery system).
- The inclusion of an additional appendix (Appendix 5: Key Steps of a Water Safety Plan (WSP) for Healthcare Facility).