One in four trusts fails on hygiene

June 2007
Pulse;6/21/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 24, p4
The article reports that one in four Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) has failed to meet the three standards laid in Healthcare Commission's hygiene code in Great Britain. The code was introduced to fight healthcare-associated infection including Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile. It measures infection control, decontamination of devices and cleanliness.


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