The purpose of this SOP is to ensure a safe and standardised approach to the assembly, use and disposal of sharps containers in your dental practice.
What's in the May issue?
“It is internationally recognised that the most important preventive measure in Infection Prevention and Control is hand hygiene” (HIQA 2007)
Adherence by healthcare workers with hand hygiene opportunities and technique is a frequent focus of evaluation and audit measure.
World Hand Hygiene Day Sunday 5th May is a timely reminder that good hand hygiene is critical to reducing infectious disease transmission for both dental team members and patients.
In dental practices, everyone from owners, associates, visiting specialists and staff should be briefed on the methods of securing personal information. This should include signing off on a training record that they have had such a briefing.
The Prevention of Sharps Injuries in the Healthcare Sector Regulations (S.I. 135 of 2014) and related Dental Council guidance on sharps management can be overlooked in a busy practice.
Compliance update April 2019. What's in the April issue?
Compliance update March 2019. What's in the March issue?
The best time to review your dental practice’s compliance processes is before not after you take on a new employee.
Some thoughts on how governance applies to the smaller business entities in the context of government regulation.