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Protecting patients and staff from the risks of legionella bacteria: CQC briefing

Protecting patients and staff from the risks of legionella bacteria: CQC briefing

Format

Practice

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

April 28, 2016

Updated

June 14, 2016
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Programme Description

In the eighth article in our CQC briefing series, Dr Devin Gray provides an overview of legionella and its risks, what is expected of GP practices, and guidance on controlling the risks of exposure to legionella.

Educational Objectives

After reading this article, primary care professionals should be better able to:
  • Understand how the CQC approaches the issue of risk from legionella bacteria
  • Recall the requirements of relevant guidance
  • Consider how to implement relevant control measures in their practice
  • Author

    Activity and test author
    Dr Devin Gray
    GP registrar and medical director’s clinical fellow
    Currently seconded to the Care Quality Commission
    London
    UK

    Instructions

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

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