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 2016-18 [...]
Microsoft Word document [1'015.5 KB]

Dumfries and Galloway Major Emergency Scheme

Partnership Document

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

Emergency Response and Recovery Arrangements

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

The National Infection, Prevention & Control Manual

NHS Dumfries and Galloway Health Protection Plans and Policies

Major Outbreak Plan - Update in Progress
Adobe Acrobat document [2.8 MB]
Pandemic Flu Plan 2015
Minor terminology and contact detail revisions
Pandemic Flu Plan Revised August 2015.pd[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.1 MB]
Mass Prophylaxis Plan 2014 Final.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [194.1 KB]
Guidance for Health Care Workers on managing Needlestick/Sharp Injuries and Human Bites in the General Public
Management of Needlstick Injuries in the[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [216.2 KB]
Policy for the Control of Meningococcal Infection
Meningitis Policy 2016.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.4 MB]

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

Haemophilus Influenzae Meningitis
Haemophilus Influenzae Meningitis 2017.p[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [775.6 KB]
Policy for Legionella Infection
Legionella 2017.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.4 MB]
Tuberculosis: Clinical diagnosis and management of tuberculosis, and measures for its prevention and control in Dumfries and Galloway.
TB_Policy 2017.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [378.1 KB]
Policy for Investigation and Surveillance of E. coli O157 Infections
EColi Policy 2016 updated policy 2601201[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [3.6 MB]
Policy for Investigation and Surveillance of Gastrointestinal Infection, other than E Coli.
GI infection other than E Coli O 157 20[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [280.7 KB]
Infection Control Policy for Funeral Directors
Funeral Directors 2015.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [110.6 KB]
Hepatitis B Protocol
Adobe Acrobat document [67.8 KB]
Absent or Dysfunctional Spleen Vaccination Protocol
HPT Absent or Dysfunctional Spleen Proto[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [72.7 KB]
Pertussis Protocol
Adobe Acrobat document [699.0 KB]
Influenza Vaccination Protocol
Influenza Vaccination for individuals anticipated to experience an extended hospital stay
( > 21 days)

Protocol only valid during the influenza vaccination season; between 1st October 2017 and 31st March 2018.
Influenza vaccination of patients during[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [109.9 KB]

National Policies

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

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