What is Aseptic Non Touch Technique (ANTT®)?

ANTT is a specific type of aseptic technique with a unique theory and practice

framework (NICE 2012).

ANTT was originated by Stephen Rowley in the 1990‘s. 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 organization wide by the ANTT Implementation Audit Cycle. 

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

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