|Title:||Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) Risk Assessment and Management|
|Document ID:||Operational Directive OD 0456/13|
|Date of issue:||Thursday, 19 September 2013|
|Description:||Describes the infection prevention and control procedures to minimise the risk of transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) in healthcare facilities in Western Australia|
|Applicable to:||All Medical and Nursing Staff, Sterilisation Services Staff, Mortuary Staff|
|Framework:||Public Health Policy Framework|
|Period of effect:||from 1 July 2013 to 1 July 2018|
|Review date:||1 July 2018|
|Authorised by:||Professor Bryant Stokes, A/DIRECTOR GENERAL, Department of Health WA, 06-Sep-2013|
|Print version:||View print version|
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) Risk Assessment and Management
Compliance with this Operational Directive is mandatory for all Western Australian public healthcare facilities and those licensed private healthcare facilities contracted to provide services to public patients.
This Operational Directive describes the infection prevention and control procedures that are required to be implemented to minimise the risk of transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) in healthcare settings.
Professor Bryant Stokes
This circular last updated: Thursday, 19 September 2013 at 8:58am