Management of Sharps and Needle Stick Injury

35.00 (ex VAT)

By Implementing the requirements detailed in this procedure, the residential home endeavours to reduce the potential for injury by following best practice guidelines in relation to the management of sharps and needle stick injuries.

This policy was recently updated to incorporate ‘Community Infection Prevention and Control Manual: A practice guide to implementing Standard and Trans-mission-Based Precautions in Community Health and Social Care Settings’, ‘Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) National Clinical Guideline No. 30’ and ‘HSE Policy on the Management of Sharps and Prevention of Sharp Injuries’.

Last updated 29/06/2023.

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This Policy and Procedure is in line with HIQA National Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland and the Joint Commission International (JCI) Accreditation Standards for Long Term Care and evidence based best practice.

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