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Prevention of infection and communicable disease control in prisons and places of detention

This document from the Health Protection Agency (HPA) provides guidance for healthcare workers and other staff who work in prisons and places of detention. The manual provides advice on specific infections and dealing with outbreaks, key points on immunisation and vaccination and guidance on infection prevention and control within custodial settings.

Download the guidance document for free here.

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