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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Region crime roundup: Michigan City police investigating why two shootings occurred on the same block in three daysthe running of the jail, which had been under federal scrutiny since it became
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 7 hours ago
the running of the jail, which had been under federal scrutiny since it became the site of seven suicides, an outbreak of MRSA, or methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, and other health care complaints between 2003 and 2008 that became the... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
New peptide could help fight drug-resistant 'superbugs'The team from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem found the peptides are very ef
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 10 hours ago
The team from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem found the peptides are very effective at stopping bacteria like superbug MRSA from growing. SOUNDBITE (English) SENIOR LECTURER AT THE INSTITUTE OF FOOD SCIENCE, NUTRITION AT THE FACULTY OF... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
UPDATE: Day 9: Lake County Sheriff Buncich testifies it cost $200,000 to run for officethe running of the jail, which had been under federal scrutiny since it became
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 14 hours ago
the running of the jail, which had been under federal scrutiny since it became the site of seven suicides, an outbreak of MRSA, or methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, and other health care complaints between 2003 and 2008 that became the... Read more
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Asian journal
Superbug pandemicto them. Currently, there are at least six common pathogens that are drug-resi
Asian journal / Posted yesterday
to them. Currently, there are at least six common pathogens that are drug-resistant, Klebsiella pneumoniae, E. Coli, and MRSA, and 3 global diseases: HIV, TB and malaria. There are many others. Unless science discovers fast ways to fight and kill... Read more
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metro
Beautiful photo series documents people's scars and the stories behind themwhen I returned to the UK a couple of weeks later. ‘The wound ended up 6cm dee
metro / Posted yesterday
when I returned to the UK a couple of weeks later. ‘The wound ended up 6cm deep and 3cm wide. ‘I caught a rare strain of MRSA whilst receiving treatment in the UK, which delayed my recovery for more than a year. ‘To begin with I did not like the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Planes don’t give you colds, and other air travel myths bustedwith germs. Back in 2007 a study was carried out on US planes, and it showed th
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
with germs. Back in 2007 a study was carried out on US planes, and it showed that 60 per cent of tray tables had traces of MRSA. Seat pockets and whatever you might find in them are also best avoided. While we are talking about toilets, rest... Read more
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Daily Mail
Could gargling a virus that eats bacteria solve the SUPERBUG CRISIS?patented. Professor Clokie, who is now working on phages as a treatment for ho
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
patented. Professor Clokie, who is now working on phages as a treatment for hospital-acquired infectious superbugs such as MRSA and clostridium difficile, says it is impossible to produce a phage cocktail that contains a precise, measured number of... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Fewer falls help Furness General Hospital's bosses save millionsof the trust that runs Furness General Hospital also estimate preventing patien
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
of the trust that runs Furness General Hospital also estimate preventing patients from acquiring infections like C diff and MRSA during the 2016/17 year saved an extra £51,560. However, an increase in the number of patients who acquired a Grade II... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Fewer hospital falls help health bosses save millionsof the trust that runs Furness General Hospital also estimate preventing patien
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
of the trust that runs Furness General Hospital also estimate preventing patients from acquiring infections like C diff and MRSA during the 2016/17 year saved an extra £51,560. However, an increase in the number of patients who acquired a Grade II... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Parent’s back-school guide when there’s an athlete in the housemonitoring and replacing.Are locker rooms, gyms and shower surfaces cleaned on
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
monitoring and replacing.Are locker rooms, gyms and shower surfaces cleaned on a regular basis? With the advent of MRSA and related bacterial, viral and fungal skin infections reported in recent years, it is critical to keep these surfaces... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
7 things to avoid touching on a planeon the list of things you should avoid touching: tray tables. A 2007 study reve
Dayton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
on the list of things you should avoid touching: tray tables. A 2007 study revealed four in six tested positive for MRSA bacteria and noroviruses. Rounding out the list of things you shouldn’t touch on a plane: The inside door handle of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
New antibiotic could cure drug-resistant superbug super-gonorrhoeaspreading globally because of oral sex and condom use decline New antibiotic a
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
spreading globally because of oral sex and condom use decline New antibiotic also discovered to tackle hospital bug MRSA and deadly E.coli But closthioamide is still at least 5 years away from being available to patients A new antibiotic... Read more
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Daily Mail
Human Ken Doll Rodrigo Alves reveals plans for GASTRIC BYPASSskin tissues so damaged, they will die if Rodrigo attempts to have any more wor
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
skin tissues so damaged, they will die if Rodrigo attempts to have any more work done. Rodrigo at one point developed a MRSA infection on his nose caused by a staph bacteria. The man behind it all! Rodrigo looks thrilled with the results as he... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Artists' Charitable Fund auction to help artists in needZaikine's health has declined. A few years ago, he lost his left leg to methici
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Zaikine's health has declined. A few years ago, he lost his left leg to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), an antibiotic-resistent infection that can attack limbs. He then lost his right leg to further health... Read more
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Business Wire
A Big K.O. to Germs: Robot Enhances Hospital Safety by Killing Infection-Causing Microbesdifficile (C.diff), norovirus, influenza, Ebola and methicillin-resistant Staph
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
difficile (C.diff), norovirus, influenza, Ebola and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, better known as MRSA. “Studies have proved it is very effective,” Zycband says. Indeed, other hospitals have published their C.diff, MRSA and... Read more
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CTV News
Manitoba inventor creates germ-killing salt door handle coversInfection findings. The study, Bay said, only looked at methicillin-resistant
CTV News / Posted 14 days ago
Infection findings. The study, Bay said, only looked at methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus -- also known as MRSA bacteria. She would like to know how other kinds of bacteria, especially those that thrive in salt-rich environments,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Human Ken Doll Rodrigo Alves shows off new porcelain teethskin tissues so damaged, they will die if Rodrigo attempts to have any more wor
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
skin tissues so damaged, they will die if Rodrigo attempts to have any more work done. Rodrigo at one point developed a MRSA infection on his nose caused by a staph bacteria. The show's doctor told him: 'This is one of the worst results and... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Two children at Portland day camp infected with MRSATwo children attending a day camp in Portland have been diagnosed with an antib
Bangor Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
Two children attending a day camp in Portland have been diagnosed with an antibiotic-resistant skin infection known as MRSA. It’s unclear where the children contracted the infection, but city of Portland spokeswoman Jessica Grondin said the camp... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Leeuwarden hospital closes children's wards after hospital bug outbreakmain hospital has closed down its specialist neonatal and child medicine wards
DutchNews.nl / Posted 15 days ago
main hospital has closed down its specialist neonatal and child medicine wards after the so-called hospital bug or MRSA virus was identified. The hospital is now trying to trace the source of the infection and is taking extra hygiene... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Vanderbilt scientists find new way to destroy microbial vampiresaureus (staph) is the leading cause of hospital-acquired infections. Antibiotic
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 days ago
aureus (staph) is the leading cause of hospital-acquired infections. Antibiotic-resistant strains of the bug, like MRSA, can kill. Staph needs iron to grow. "It breaks open the blood cells and grabs the hemoglobin and pulls the iron out,"... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Why you shouldn’t let your dog lick your facehair loss and darkened patches will show on a dog’s skin and hair. Our furry f
Adelaide Now / Posted 17 days ago
hair loss and darkened patches will show on a dog’s skin and hair. Our furry friends can also carry the potentially fatal MRSA disease, but it will not have any effect on them. Children are at a greater risk of catching these infections from a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Why you should never let your dog lick your facehair loss and darkened patches will show on a dog’s skin and hair. Our furry f
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
hair loss and darkened patches will show on a dog’s skin and hair. Our furry friends can also carry the potentially fatal MRSA disease, but it will not have any effect on them. Children are at a greater risk of catching these infections from a... Read more
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New Kerala
Tru-D SmartUVC Fights Drug-Resistant Pathogens at Army Hospitals - newkerala news #258971contents to deliver the precise, lethal dose of UVC energy needed to eradicate
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
contents to deliver the precise, lethal dose of UVC energy needed to eradicate harmful germs and pathogens such as C. diff, MRSA, CRE and other organisms that can compromise patient outcomes. "Currently you have a two-step process when it comes to... Read more
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Slate
What My Uncle, a Fighter Pilot, Might Have Thought of McCain’s “No” Momenthis bladder and punctured it unawares, which created complications that kept hi
Slate / Posted 17 days ago
his bladder and punctured it unawares, which created complications that kept him in the hospital long enough to get the MRSA infection that killed him. “This ‘old and bold pilot,’ ” as my father said in his email informing us that his beloved... Read more
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chroniclelive
Dog owners: here's why you should be careful if your pet loves to lick your facethrough licking or even stroking. Dogs (and cats) can also act as carriers of
chroniclelive / Posted 18 days ago
through licking or even stroking. Dogs (and cats) can also act as carriers of the same strain of antibiotic-resistant bug MRSA which affects humans. Like many healthy people, they can carry around the meticillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus... Read more
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New York Post
The deadly reason why you shouldn’t let dogs lick your facehair loss and darkened patches will show on a dog’s skin and hair. Our furry f
New York Post / Posted 18 days ago
hair loss and darkened patches will show on a dog’s skin and hair. Our furry friends can also carry the potentially fatal MRSA disease, but it will not have any effect on them. Children are at a greater risk of catching these infections from a... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Letting your dog lick your face could be life-threateningsweats and a lack of energy. You will, however, fall ill much more quickly than
Liverpool Echo / Posted 18 days ago
sweats and a lack of energy. You will, however, fall ill much more quickly than you would with a more commonplace infection.MRSA bacteria under the microscopeRead More Next on the list is ringworm - one of the easiest diseases for your dog to pass... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
This is why you shouldn't let your dog lick your faceringworm - one of the easiest diseases for your dog to pass onto you from their
Manchester Evening News / Posted 18 days ago
ringworm - one of the easiest diseases for your dog to pass onto you from their saliva.Read More Dogs can also carry round MRSA and not have it affect them. One little lick from them, however, can be bad news for humans. Staphylococcus aureus is... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Why you should never let your dog lick your face - it could be life-threateningringworm - one of the easiest diseases for your dog to pass onto you from their
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
ringworm - one of the easiest diseases for your dog to pass onto you from their saliva.Read More Dogs can also carry round MRSA and not have it affect them. One little lick from them, however, can be bad news for humans. Staphylococcus aureus is... Read more
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CTV News
Edmonton man angry father was placed in hospital room covered in bloodsays an infectious disease expert that CTV Edmonton spoke with, but potentially
CTV News / Posted 20 days ago
says an infectious disease expert that CTV Edmonton spoke with, but potentially dangerous bacteria such as C. difficile and MRSA can survive on surfaces for days and can lead to infections. Alberta Health Services, which operates the hospital, says... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
A trip down memory lane of Bucs' preseason expectationshis release as the team turned to rookie Mike Glennon, a third-round pick from
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
his release as the team turned to rookie Mike Glennon, a third-round pick from North Carolina St. There was an outbreak of MRSA that claimed Nicks and PK Lawrence Tynes. The Bucs started 0-8 and finished 4-12. Schiano was fired one day after the... Read more
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Market Watch
A provocative new analysis suggests you don’t have to take all your antibiotics after allbacterial infections have become of particular concern lately, including the se
Market Watch / Posted 21 days ago
bacterial infections have become of particular concern lately, including the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhea, MRSA, which causes skin and blood infections, pneumonia and more, and CRE, nicknamed “nightmare bacteria” for their... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New report says completing a course of antibiotics even after symptoms abate is overratedbacteria. Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Mycobacterium tuberculosis,
News-Medical-Net / Posted 22 days ago
bacteria. Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Klebsiella, Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA. Image Credit: Kateryna Kon / Shutterstock Alexander Fleming who developed Penicillin in his Nobel acceptance speech in... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Experts sound alarm, call Detroit water shutoffs a public health crisisthose with chronic diseases. Poor hygiene, which can help spread and create wa
Detroit Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
those with chronic diseases. Poor hygiene, which can help spread and create water-related problems like the skin disease MRSA, as well as various GI issues. Lack of water forces people to make unhealthy choices that can cause other health... Read more
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Daily Mail
Human Ken Doll Rodrigo Alves tenth nose jobskin tissues so damaged, they will die if Rodrigo attempts to have any more wor
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
skin tissues so damaged, they will die if Rodrigo attempts to have any more work done. Rodrigo at one point developed a MRSA infection on his nose caused by a staph bacteria. The show's doctor told him: 'This is one of the worst results and... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Suit accuses Scott County, sheriff of neglect in inmate's deathjail, infection from the cut in his left foot spread through his body, accordin
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 23 days ago
jail, infection from the cut in his left foot spread through his body, according to the lawsuit. His illness developed into MRSA, a sometimes deadly bacteria that's highly resistant to treatment. The document does not allege Pemberton contracted... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Mission of mercy on horseback for Elberta's injured police chiefmountain the following morning." Devane is now in a hospital in Denver where h
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 23 days ago
mountain the following morning." Devane is now in a hospital in Denver where he is also suffering from pneumonia and an MRSA infection. Hamby said, "Stan is intensive care, still in stable condition, but they're talking about removing his... Read more
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Daily Mail
The very dirty truth about laundryathlete’s foot, cold and flu bugs, Staphylococcus aureus (which can lead to boi
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
athlete’s foot, cold and flu bugs, Staphylococcus aureus (which can lead to boils if it enters a cut on the skin) and even MRSA. The bugs get on to the clothing as we wear it and can then transfer through the wash. RELATED ARTICLES HIV baby... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Mum who was told she'd never walk again defies doctor by walking two years laterto begin the physiotherapy she hoped would help her recover some use of her leg
Daily Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
to begin the physiotherapy she hoped would help her recover some use of her legs, she suffered a setback when she developed MRSA , needing IV antibiotics and further surgery to sort it. She also had epileptic seizures. She wasn’t able to start... Read more
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New Kerala
COPAN Diagnostics Inc. Showcasing PhenoMATRIX Smart Algorithms at AACC in San Diego - newkerala news #256863Infections are commonly plated on chromogenic media for pathogen detection. If
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
Infections are commonly plated on chromogenic media for pathogen detection. If an HAI pathogen is present, such as MRSA or VRE, the colony exhibits a definitive color. PhenoMATRIX image analysis software is being used today in laboratories... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Methicillin use not to blame for MRSA, say researchersof methicillin into clinical practice is not what caused the emergence of methi
News-Medical-Net / Posted 28 days ago
of methicillin into clinical practice is not what caused the emergence of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), report researchers. According to a collaborative study by the University of St Andrews, University of Dundee and the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
New C.O.P. substationagainst Allen County Jail A former Allen County Jail inmate files a lawsuit ag
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 29 days ago
against Allen County Jail A former Allen County Jail inmate files a lawsuit against the jail claiming negligence caused a MRSA outbreak two years ago. One of the two teens charged in the Collett Street shooting on Mother's Day appeared in court... Read more
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International Business Times
Antibiotic-resistant superbugs can defeat drugs we haven't even invented yet have existed more than a decade before it was first used? A study has now foun
International Business Times / Posted 29 days ago
have existed more than a decade before it was first used? A study has now found that methicillin-resistant Staph aureus (MRSA) existed in the mid-1940s – a full 14 years before the drug was first used in 1959. The discovery suggests that in the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Healthcare providers rarely perform stethoscope hygiene between patient encounterswere capable of transmitting potentially resistant bacteria, including methicil
News-Medical-Net / Posted 30 days ago
were capable of transmitting potentially resistant bacteria, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The team anticipated a poor result, based on the low rates of stethoscope hygiene that has been reported in studies... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Blood drive at Elida High Schoolagainst Allen County Jail A former Allen County Jail inmate files a lawsuit ag
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 30 days ago
against Allen County Jail A former Allen County Jail inmate files a lawsuit against the jail claiming negligence caused a MRSA outbreak two years ago. Boy left at rest stop in Florida; 3 Ohio residents arrested2017-07-18T12:29:25ZThree Ohio... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
UNOH provides life lessons through sportsagainst Allen County Jail A former Allen County Jail inmate files a lawsuit ag
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 30 days ago
against Allen County Jail A former Allen County Jail inmate files a lawsuit against the jail claiming negligence caused a MRSA outbreak two years ago. Boy left at rest stop in Florida; 3 Ohio residents arrested2017-07-18T12:29:25ZThree Ohio... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Major improvements needed to wards at North Wales Hospitals to reduce risk of infectionof nursing and midwifery, says that while there has been a 25% drop in the numb
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 30 days ago
of nursing and midwifery, says that while there has been a 25% drop in the number of c-diff cases and 9% in the number of MRSA cases, the board has still failed to meet targets for 2016-17. “Rates of infection in BCUHB remain too high and the... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
Major improvements needed to wards at North Wales Hospitals to reduce risk of infectionof nursing and midwifery, says that while there has been a 25% drop in the numb
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 30 days ago
of nursing and midwifery, says that while there has been a 25% drop in the number of c-diff cases and 9% in the number of MRSA cases, the board has still failed to meet targets for 2016-17. “Rates of infection in BCUHB remain too high and the... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Major improvements needed to wards at North Wales Hospitals to reduce risk of infectionof nursing and midwifery, says that while there has been a 25% drop in the numb
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 30 days ago
of nursing and midwifery, says that while there has been a 25% drop in the number of c-diff cases and 9% in the number of MRSA cases, the board has still failed to meet targets for 2016-17. “Rates of infection in BCUHB remain too high and the... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Major improvements needed to wards at North Wales Hospitals to reduce risk of infectionof nursing and midwifery, says that while there has been a 25% drop in the numb
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 30 days ago
of nursing and midwifery, says that while there has been a 25% drop in the number of c-diff cases and 9% in the number of MRSA cases, the board has still failed to meet targets for 2016-17. “Rates of infection in BCUHB remain too high and the... Read more
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