HEALTHCARE AUDIT SYSTEMS
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Robust leadership in infection prevention and control is essential for effective decision-making, efficient use of resources and ensuring the provision of high quality, safe, effecitve, person-centred care (HIS, 2015)
Every year over 300,000 patients in England acquire a healthcare associated infection whilstin hospital. These infections cost the NHS more than £1 billion a year
TS+ auditing system has been created specifically for mobile auditing in the healthcare environment. It has been designed and developed from the ground up, in consultation with Infection Prevention and Control Nurses (IPCN), Practice Development Nurses and Nurse Led Audit Teams.
Everything has been specifically designed to take into account the detailed needs of nurses auditing in all areas of the Health Service from acute care to long term care, mental health and community based care.
Sharps safety and prevention of Sharps injury are components of risk registers in the majority of hospitals and Trusts- whether Acute or Community or Long Term Care or Primary Care, sharps need to be managed safely and healthcare workers (HCW) need to understand the steps to take to how to reduce risk of blood exposure to themselves, other Healthcare workers and the Public.
Sharps need to binned at point of use and be separately stored and discarded in EU compliant sharps bins.
Protective Equipment (PPE) Goggles and eye shields need to be worn when there is a risk of splashing from blood or body fluid
Gloves should always be worn when handling sharps contaminated with blood and body fluid
Safety devices that either mechanically cover the sharp or that are designed to have no sharp parts.
Regulations on sharps safety are now in force and written into law in most countries. Under this legislation, the employer must provide safety devices and alternatives to sharps where available