Quality standard

Development sources

Further explanation of the methodology used can be found in the quality standards process guide.

Evidence sources

The documents below contain recommendations from NICE guidance or other NICE‑accredited recommendations that were used by the Quality Standards Advisory Committee to develop the quality standard statements and measures.

Healthcare-associated infections: prevention and control. NICE guideline PH36 (2011)

Definitions and data sources for the quality measures

NHS Outcomes Framework 2015 to 2016