What is Aseptic Non Touch Technique (ANTT)?

ANTT is a unique and contemporary practice framework for aseptic technique. By demand, it has become the de facto standard aseptic technique in the UK National Health Service and it is now used widely internationally. There are three main elements to the ANTT model for safe aseptic technique:

The ANTT Model for safe aseptic technique

The Theoretical Framework for Clinical Practice teaches the essential principles and process of aseptic practice by the unique approach of ANTT. It is intended for all clinical procedures...‘From surgery to community care’.

ANTT Clinical Guidelines translate these foundation principles into practice via simple practice prompts which are displayed in clinical areas.

Compliance to the guidelines is established organisation wide by the ANTT Implementation Audit Cycle. 

We are delighted that our article ‘Improving standards of aseptic practice through an ANTT trust-wide implementation process: a matter of prioritisation and care’ was the most downloaded article in the Journal of Infection Prevention, of all articles published in 2009 and 2010.

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  ...used internationally to protect people from health care associated infection

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