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NHSScotland national cleaning services specification (SHFN 01-02)

Published on 06 June 2016

From: Health Facilities Scotland

The NHSScotland National Cleaning Services Specification Healthcare Associated Infection Task Force.



Within NHSScotland, Boards have been working to and above the NHSScotland National Cleaning Services Specification (NCSS) since it was developed and introduced in 2006. This revision is based on the need to have a cleaning specification that allows NHS Boards to accurately and effectively risk assess specific tasks to determine the frequency of cleaning based upon the risk to the patient and also public perception.

This is an updated version of the Guidance document, please click here to see the archived version.

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