Bid to cut MRSA cases in Wales

December 2004
British Journal of Perioperative Nursing;Dec2004, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p528
Academic Journal
The article reports that hospitals in Wales have been told they must make fighting infections--including the so-called superbug, MRSA--a priority. Hospital managers will be accountable for the results, but the strategy does not promise to publish infection rates in the same way as England. Hospital workers across Wales are being told they all have a part to play in fighting infection on the wards. The Welsh health and social services minister is promising an extra 260,000 pounds to bring in changes which include training staff to realise the impact of infection.


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