Quality improvement tools
Quality improvement tools provide short practice points which when followed correctly can help reduce HAIs and improve patient safety.
These quality improvement tools are based on scientific literature reviews and practice recommendations from ARHAI Scotland.
Materials including posters are available for the following procedures/situations:
Taking a sample for blood culture
Inserting and maintaining a urinary catheter (UC)
Inserting and maintaining a central vascular catheter (CVC)
- Bundle for paediatric settings (v1.0 February 2023)
- Poster for paediatric settings (v1.0 February 2023)
Inserting and maintaining a peripheral vascular catheter (PVC)
Person with a known or suspected CDI
Patient needing a surgical procedure
Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP) Prevention