[CG] Meticillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) SOP Obstetrics

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SOP Objective:
To provide Health Care Workers (HCWs) with details of the precautions necessary to minimise the risk of MRSA cross-infection.

This SOP applies to all staff employed by NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde and locum staff on fixed term contracts and volunteer staff.

The most up-to-date version of this SOP can be viewed at the following website

KEY CHANGES FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THIS SOP

  • Updates to wording Section 2. General Information on Patients
  • Updates to wording Section 3. Transmission Based Precautions
  • Updates to Appendix 1
  • Updates to Appendix 2

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Last reviewed: 21 December 2021

Next review: 30 June 2023

Author(s): Pamela Joannidis

Version: 8

Approved By: Obstetric Clinical Governance Group

Document Id: 978