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Infection prevention and control guidelines

11. Disease surveillance and outbreak response

Resources

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Last revised: 18 Aug 2023

Resources

Disease surveillance in office-based practice. In: NHMRC. Australian guidelines for the prevention and control of infection in healthcare (2019)

Notifiable diseases. In: NHMRC. Australian guidelines for the prevention and control of infection in healthcare (2019)

Type and duration of precautions for specific infections and conditions. In: NHMRC. Australian guidelines for the prevention and control of infection in healthcare (2019)

Risk-management: Case study for glove use, hand hygiene and seasonal influenza vaccination in an office-based practice. In: NHMRC. Australian guidelines for the prevention and control of infection in healthcare (2019)

Management of multi-resistant organisms and outbreak situations. In: NHMRC. Australian guidelines for the prevention and control of infection in healthcare (2019)

Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care list of nationally notifiable diseases

Communicable Diseases Network Australia (CDNA) surveillance case definitions

Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care information on GP respiratory clinics

RACGP Managing pandemic influenza in general practice and related resources (‘pandemic flu kit’)

Relevant Australian standards

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. GP Standard 4. Criterion GP4.1 – Infection prevention and control, including sterilisation. In: Standards for general practices. 5th Edition. East Melbourne, Vic: RACGP, 2020.

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Core Standard 1. Criterion C1.2 – Communications. In: Standards for general practices. 5th Edition. East Melbourne, Vic: RACGP, 2020.

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