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A simple guide to MRSA

Saving Lives: A delivery programme to reduce healthcare associated infection including MRSA

  • Document type:
    Guidance
  • Author:
    Department of Health
  • Published date:
    16 July 2007
  • Primary audience:
    Professionals
  • Publication format:
    Electronic only
  • Gateway reference:
    not required
  • Pages:
    4
  • Copyright holder:
    Crown

The Saving Lives programme is designed to support NHS Trusts in reducing healthcare associated infections like MRSA. The programme is aimed at the acute hospital setting in the first instance but has real benefits for all care settings.

ThisĀ guide explains what MRSA is, how it developed, and ways in which it can cause infection.

The complete 'Saving Lives' programme can be viewed below

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