SBAR: Hygiene Requirements in Outdoor Nurseries in Scotland

Publication Date: 14 November 2018

​In 2010 HPS produced an SBAR recommending that all outdoor nurseries ensure the provision of adequate toilet and hand washing facilities. Due to an increase in outdoor nurseries across Scotland, HPS have been asked to review the current evidence and advise if there are any additional infection control requirements in these settings.

This SBAR is an update of the 2010 position. A rapid review methodology of current literature, guidance and legislation was conducted in order to make recommendations on hygiene requirements within outdoor nurseries.​

Resource information

Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Guideline and Guidance


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