Infection rates in hospitals to be revealed in report

The first accurate picture of the rates of hospital-based infections in Ireland will be published by the Health Service Executive (HSE) this week.

14th October, 2006

The first accurate picture of the rates of hospital-based infections in Ireland will be published by the Health Service Executive (HSE) this week.

Costing more than €250,000 to carry out, the ‘‘snapshot’’ of every hospital in the country taken last spring looked at every adult patient in the hospital on that day and followed up to see if they got any kind of infection, including the so-called ‘‘superbug’’, MRSA, while in hospital. The survey is...

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