Royal College of Nursing (2017) Creating a strategic focus to support the prevention of infection: RCN statement, London: RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2017) Essential practice for infection prevention and control: guidance for nursing staff, London, RCN.
Royal College of Nursing and Infection Prevention Society (2016) Infection prevention and control commissioning toolkit: guidance and information for nursing and commissioning staff in England (3rd edition), London, RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2017) Infection prevention and control: information and learning resources for health care staff, London: RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2018) Tools of the trade: guidance for health care staff on glove use and the prevention of contact dermatitis, London: RCN.
Public Health England (2015) Antimicrobial resistance (AMR): applying All Our Health, London: PHE.
Public Health England (2017) Health matters: preventing infections and reducing antimicrobial resistance, London: PHE.
Healthcare Improvement Scotland (2015) Healthcare associated infection (HAI): standards, Edinburgh, Healthcare Improvement Scotland.
Health Protection Scotland (2012) National infection prevention and control manual, Edinburgh, Health Protection Scotland/NHS National Services Scotland.
HM Government (2019) Contained and controlled. The UK’s 20-year vision for antimicrobial resistance, (no place): GOV.UK.
We would like to thank the RCN Infection Prevention and Control member community for their input into the development of this subject guide.