Infection prevention and control guidelines

12. Planning a practice: design, fit-out, equipment and consumables

Resources and references

      1. Resources and references

Resources and references

Resources

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. General practice tool kit, Module 2 – Your practice premises.

Australasian Health Facility Guidelines (Part D Infection prevention and control)

Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) statement on the role of ventilation in reducing the risk of transmission of COVID-19

United States Environmental Protection Agency. Air Cleaners, HVAC Filters, and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

World Health Organization. Roadmap to improve and ensure good indoor ventilation in the context of COVID-19

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.

AS 1668.1 – The use of ventilation and air conditioning in buildings

AS 1668.2 – Mechanical ventilation in buildings

AS 1071 – Placement and presentation of hand hygiene materials in relation to the basin in healthcare settings

Other relevant standards

ISO 17664-1 – Processing of health care products

References

  1. World Health Organization. Roadmap to improve and ensure good indoor ventilation in the context of COVID-19. [Accessed 3 October 2022].

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