PAS 5748:2014 Introduction Training Course

This course is now available online


Specification for the planning, application, measurement and review of cleanliness services in hospitals

The provision of a clean and safe healthcare environment remains a key priority for all healthcare organizations. It provides one of the key elements for effective infection prevention and control, and also promotes patient confidence and demonstrates the existence of a positive safety culture.

Gain a thorough understanding of the history and development of PAS 5748:2014, key terms and definitions, cleanliness planning including assessment to the risk posed by poor cleaning in relation to infection for patients and a poor public image and loss of confidence from patients and staff.

This PAS includes supportive material based on work carried out by staff from three professional bodies, Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals (AHCP), Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and Infection Prevention Society (IPS), representing cleaning, nursing and infection prevention and control staff.

You'll learn to interpret and apply the key concepts and principles of the specification to existing processes within your organization.

How will I benefit?

This course will help you:

  • Identify the key requirements and benefits of PAS 5748:2014
  • Reduce the risk of infection for patients and staff and increase public image and confidence from patients and staff.
  • Manage cleanliness quality and drive continuous service improvement
  • Adopt and combine this PAS together with its own risk assessment and monitoring processes