Policies and Plans

These policies are reviewed on a two yearly basis, or more frequently in the light of new government policies, official guidance or evidence.

Dumfries and Galloway Joint Health Protection Plan

DG Joint Health Protection Plan 2018-20
The DG Joint Health Protection Plan 2018-2020
DG Joint Health Protection Plan 2018-20 [...]
Microsoft Word document [1.8 MB]

Dumfries and Galloway Major Emergency Scheme

Partnership Document

Partners Document (downloaded 05/10/15)
MES00_01a_Partnership_document_body.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [606.5 KB]

Emergency Response and Recovery Arrangements

Emergency Response and Recovery Arrangements (downloaded 05/10/15)
MES00_02_ERRA_-_EMERGENCY_RESPONSE_RECOV[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.0 MB]

The National Infection, Prevention & Control Manual

NHS Dumfries and Galloway Health Protection Plans and Policies

DG Public Health Incident Response Plan
DG Public Health Incident Response Plan [...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1'021.7 KB]
Pandemic Flu Plan
pandemic flu plan (due to be updated 202[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.8 MB]
Mass Prophylaxis Plan 2020.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [191.6 KB]
Guidance for Health Care Workers on managing Needlestick/Sharp Injuries and Human Bites in the General Public
CURRENTLY BEING UPDATED
Management of Needlstick Injuries in the[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [864.9 KB]
Policy for the Control of Meningococcal Infection
Currently waiting on updated policy to be approved
Meningitis Policy 2016.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.0 MB]

NB - please read the note about the use of Men B Vaccine in the management of Meningococcal Infection. Click Here

Haemophilus Influenzae Meningitis
POLICY FOR THE CONTROL OF INVASIVE HAEMO[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [507.2 KB]
Policy for Legionella Infection
legionella policy 2019-21.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [302.3 KB]
Tuberculosis: Clinical diagnosis and management of tuberculosis, and measures for its prevention and control in Dumfries and Galloway.
CURRENTLY BEING UPDATED
TB_Policy Final 2017.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [779.9 KB]
Exclusion Policy for the management of Gastrointestinal Infections
ExclusionPolicy November 2017 (updated l[...]
Microsoft Word document [2.3 MB]
Influenza Vaccination for Individuals Anticipated to Experience and extended Hosptial Stay (> 21 days)
Currently under review
Influenza vaccination of patients during[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [234.6 KB]
Hepatitis B Protocol
Hepatitis B Adult Protocol 2018.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [118.4 KB]
Absent or Dysfunctional Spleen Vaccination Protocol
HPT Absent or Dysfunctional Spleen Proto[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [194.1 KB]
BOVINE TB SOP.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [271.7 KB]

National Policies

HPS Infection, Prevention & Control in Childcare Settings September 2015
Childcare Guideline_DocumentV_9_temp (2)[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.1 MB]

Contact Us:

NHS Dumfries & Galloway Health Protection & Screening

Crichton Hall

Dumfries

DG1 4TG

 

Health Protection Team

Tel 01387 272724

dumf-uhb.hpt@nhs.net

 

Immunisation Team

Tel 01387 244368

dumf-uhb.Immunisation

Team@nhs.net

 

Screening Team

Tel 01387 244375

dumf-uhb.Screening-Services@nhs.net

 

Child Health Team

Tel 01387 244367

dumf-uhb.Child-Health-System@nhs.net

 

Diabetic Retinopathy

Tel 01387 244310

 

 

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