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Reference Information

At Health Edge we appreciate it can be time consuming and difficult to find detailed reference information, with this in mind the Health Edge website has been designed to be a source of useful reference information.

Government Bodies

Connecting for Health
Central Office of Information
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
NHS Decontamination E-learning Programme
NHS National Decontamination Strategy
The Healthcare Commission 'HCC'
Purchasing and Supply Agency
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Professional Associations

The Institute of Decontamination Sciences
Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management
The Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI)
Hospital Infection Society
The UK eHealth Association
The Infection Control Nurses Association
European Forum for Hospital Sterile Supply
The Health Quality Service>
Joint Advisory Group on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
Association for Perioperative Practice
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Reference Site Material

The National Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Surveillance Unit
Five trusts adopt 'scan and save' for surgical instruments
GS1 in Healthcare
Healthcare Computing
The European Healthcare Initiative
GS1, HL7 Developing Global Standards Designed to Improve Patient Care
Automated drug provision
GS1 Healthcare User Group
Coding for Success: Simple technology for safer patient care
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Decontamination and Infection Control

Central Sterilising Club
European Forum for Hospital Sterile Supply
Infection Control Nurses Association
National Resource for Infection Control (NRIC)
NHS Estates
The Hospital Infection Society
Health Service Journal (HSJ)
SEAC guidance
Healthcare Standards Unit
NHS Education for Scotland: Healthcare Associated Infection
Health Protection Agency
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
Health Protection Scotland
Scottish Decontamination Guidance
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Department of Health

Scottish Executive Health Department
Scottish Parliament – National Health Plan
Scotland's health on the website
Department of Health (DH)
Welsh Assembly Health Department
Northern Ireland
Department of Health (Northern Ireland)
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Industry Bodies

GS1 Ireland
Health Level 7
HUG Healthcare User Group
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