Preventing Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP)

Publication Date: 30 June 2016

To help reduce HAIs in NHSScotland HPS has produced a number of tools that when implemented may increase quality improvement.


A number of steps when performed collectively, reliably and continuously can improve patient outcomes.

The VAP Bundle can be viewed on the SISAG website

Literature review

Health Protection Scotland review of evidence base and expert opinion to ensure key recommendations are the most critical for improving and streamlining practices.

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