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Public consultation draft July 2000 Prepared by Communicable Diseases Network of Australia and New Zealand (CDNANZ) - Infection Control Guidelines Review Steering Committee For the Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care
The Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care is currently revising the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) document Infection Control in the Health Care Setting - Guidelines for the Prevention of Transmission of Infectious Diseases.
The draft document will be available for consultation from 22 July 2000 to 1 September 2000.
This document contains amalgamated amendments and revisions of two documents:
- Infection Control in the Health Care Setting - Guidelines for the Prevention of Transmission of Infectious Diseases, NHMRC, 1996; and,
- Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and Other Human Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies: Guidelines on patient management and infection control, NHMRC, 1995.
The web address for a copy of the draft and details for submissions is: www.health.gov.au/pubhlth/strateg/communic/review/ The telephone number for inquiries will be available on the web site.
This article was published in Communicable Diseases Intelligence Volume 24, No 6, June 2000.