Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements

The RACGP acknowledges the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) as partners in the development of the Infection Prevention and Control Guidelines. The RACGP also gratefully acknowledges the generous contribution from members of the RACGP Technical Working Group – Infection prevention and control guidelines:

  • Ms Jane Bollen (Chair)
  • Ms Sara Drew
  • Ms Madeline Jammal
  • Ms Margaret Jennings
  • Ms Denise Lyons
  • Dr Robert Menz
  • Ms Megan Reilly
  • Dr Abhishek Verma

Other contributors

The RACGP also gratefully acknowledges others who contributed to this guideline, including Shanthi Gardiner, Policy and Advocacy Manager at APNA, Steve Lines, Operations Manager at STS Health, and all those who contributed to previous editions of this guideline, including members of the former RACGP Infection Prevention and Control Standards Steering Committee.

The RACGP would also like to thank the practices, surveyors and individuals that provided feedback on previous editions of the Infection prevention and control standards for general practices and other office-based and community-based practices. The feedback received has assisted in the development of the Infection Prevention and Control Guidelines.

The RACGP would also like to thank Ms Jenni Harman, Director at Meducation, for her technical writing and development of content in the Infection Prevention and Control Guidelines.

The development of the Infection Prevention and Control Guidelines would not have been possible without funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care.