Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals and Royal College of Nursing (2013) Creating a safe environment for care: defining the relationship between cleaning and nursing staff, London, RCN.
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.
Royal College of Nursing (2014) Antimicrobial resistance: RCN position on the nursing contribution, London, RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2012) Essential practice for infection prevention and control: guidance for nursing staff (Wipe it out: one chance to get it right), 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 (2014) Infection prevention and control: information and learning resources for health care staff (3rd edition), London, RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2012) The role of the link nurse in infection prevention and control document (IPC): developing a link nurse framework, London, RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2012) Tools of the trade: RCN guidance for health care staff on glove use and the prevention of contact dermatitis, London, RCN.
We would like to thank the RCN Infection Prevention and Control member community for their input into the development of this subject guide.