Grampians Rural Health Collaborative




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The Rural Infection Control Practice Group (RICPRAC) is a collaborative network of infection control consultants with regional responsibilities in the five non metropolitan DHHS regions of Victoria, and one representative from DHHS.

Resources on this page have been developed to provide generic infection prevention and control information relevant for health care providers in the regional Victoria.

Note:  These resources have been uploaded in pdf for your use. These resources can not be supplied in word version.



icon 2014_RICPRAC Terms of Reference (50.37 kB)



This manual will not be updated and has been archived. We have been unable to remove the old document from the previous web page. We are currently working on resolving this issue. Please be aware that if you access or use this document through the internet it is important to note this document is obsolete. 


Education Calendar

Follow this link to a list of education, seminars, and forums available in regional Victoria and others!




Brochures that have undergone consumer review:

icon RICPRAC Brochure - Respiratory_Hygiene 2013 (226.41 kB) 

icon RICPRAC Brochure - Infection_Control 2014 (259.17 kB)

icon RICPRAC Brochure - Norovirus 2014 (326.77 kB)


Other Brochures:

icon RICPRAC Brochure - MROs and Antiobiotic Use_2014 (277.79 kB)

icon NHMRC Brochure - Clostridium difficile (355.42 kB)

icon NHMRC Brochure - MRSA (493.19 kB)

icon NHMRC Brochure - VRE (396.97 kB)

icon HHA_Information_Brochure_for_Hospital_Care (99.99 kB)

icon HHA_Information_Brochure_for_Non-Hospital_Care (736.22 kB)

icon HHA_Information_Brochure_for_Child_Care (483.86 kB)


Audit Tools

icon RICPRAC - IC Compliance Audit Clinical 2014 (168.9 kB) 

icon RICPRAC - IC Compliance Audit Organisational 2014 (163.93 kB) 

icon RICPRAC - AS 4187 Audit Tool 2014 (760.45 kB)

Learning Tools

icon Gippsland Region: Infection Control Learning Package 2013 (651.16 kB)

icon Gippsland Region: Infection Control Learning Package 2013 - Marking Guide (19.58 kB)