Little progress has been made in combating hospital infections

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 23 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1464
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    The NHS has failed to confront the problem of hospital acquired infections, focusing too much on methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and failing to adequately implement strategies to fight the spread of infections among patients, says a cross party group of MPs.

    The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee this week delivered its highly critical report on reducing the risk of hospital acquired infections. The report examines the progress made by the Department of Health and NHS …

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