RCN: COVID-19 (coronovirus)
RCN Clinical topic: skin health
Royal College of Nursing (2020) Tools of the trade: guidance for health care staff on glove use and the prevention of contact dermatitis. London: RCN.
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 (2017) Infection prevention and control: information and learning resources for health care staff. London: RCN.
Public Health England (2019) Antimicrobial resistance (AMR): applying All Our Health. London: PHE.
Public Health England (2017) Health matters: preventing infections and reducing antimicrobial resistance. London: PHE.
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.
Department of Health (2015) The Health and Social Care Act 2008: code of practice on the prevention and control of infections and related guidance. London: DH.
Healthcare Commission (2006) Investigation into outbreaks of Clostridium difficile at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust. London: Commission for Healthcare Audit and Inspection.
We would like to thank the RCN Infection Prevention and Control member community for their input into the development of this subject guide.