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GP: Venepuncture

Venepuncture Infection Prevention and Control Guidance (Policy) for General Practice

Venepuncture is the procedure of entering a vein with a needle in order to obtain a sample of blood for diagnostic purposes.

A downloadable Community Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Guidance document for General Practice which can be adopted as a Policy by your organisation is available below. Also suitable for use within Dental Practice and Podiatry.

Alternatively, a complete set of IPC Guidance documents are available to purchase @ £69.99 – details can be found on the flyer and resource order form.

GP Order Form Dental Practice Order Form