Healthy Practices – Healthy Patients, Healthy Communities: Minimising the impact of community-acquired infection

June 17, 2016 - Less than a minute read

Article by Elaine Stevenson (BAppSci, Grad Dip Epidemiol & Biostats, AdvDip Myo) and John Reggars (OAM DC, MChiroSc).

As this year’s flu season gets into full swing, now is as good a time as any to consider our role in strategies aimed at preventing community-acquired infections and in maintaining the health of our clinic populations, especially in the light of our respective responsibilities as clinicians and/or clinic owners.

The various profession-specific guidelines and codes of conduct, which apply to clinicians in allied health roles in Australia, contain little in the way of specific recommendations on measures to prevent transmission of community-acquired infections within one’s individual clinic population.

Read the article’s guidelines and codes of conduct here.