You may well have read reports in the media about Healthcare
Associated Infections (HCAIs) such as MRSA and clostridium
These reports can cause anxiety for patients coming into
hospital, who may be concerned that they might pick up an
Our patients can be reassured by the tough infection control
measures we have in place; and we regularly monitor and report to
the Trust Board on their effectiveness.
Standard practice for all Trust staff
In key public areas we remind everyone to keep their hands clean
by washing hands with soap and water and using the hand hygiene
gels where appropriate.
Hand hygiene is the simplest, and yet is proven to be the most
effective, way of preventing infections.
Please see Infection control statistics.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll put it right.
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