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2007 Food Poisoning Policy
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Page updated 30 September 2007
All patients with diarrhoea must be nursed in Source Isolation
Consider whether it is part of an outbreak
Fro information about food poisoning and outbreak
The ten most common causes implicated in outbreaks of food poisoning are:
If you suspect an outbreak on the ward, read Outbreak Management
The Food Safety Act: Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995 Department of Health..
Food handlers fitness to work. Guidance for food businesses, enforcement officers and health professionals. 1995 Department of Health, London
Digestive disorders foundation. 2001 Internet site www.bdf.org.uk.
Hobbs B, Roberts D. Food Poisoning and Food Hygiene 6 th Edition 1997 Arnold , London