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Orthopaedic surgery implementation guide | Te aratohu poka kōiwi

This guide provides guidance for the implementation and delivery of the national Surgical Site Infection Improvement Programme (SSIIP) for orthopaedic surgery in New Zealand.

The intended audiences are: infection prevention and control (IPC) specialists, clinical microbiologists and infectious disease physicians, quality teams, nurses, anaesthetists and surgeons, and all of those involved in the SSIIP at a local level. A multidisciplinary approach is essential to ensure the programme has the appropriate expertise.


Last updated: 18th January, 2023