Search Results for 'Nosocomial infection'

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Mayo General Hospital found to be ‘generally clean’ in HIQA inspection

An unannounced assessment of Mayo General Hospital by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) found that the hospital is generally clean but there are some improvements to be made in t he area of hand hygiene.

Poor hand-washing at Portiuncula is putting patients at risk — HIQA

New hygiene and infection prevention inspection reports published yesterday by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) have found that poor hand-washing practice in Portiuncula Hospital is potentially putting patients at risk of acquiring a Healthcare Associated Infection.

Drop in number of MRSA cases at Galway hospitals

The number of cases of MRSA infection at Galway University Hospitals [University Hospital Galway and Merlin Park Hospital] has dropped - 10 patients with MRSA bloodstream infections were treated at the city’s public hospitals in the first six months of this year.

Mullingar hospital leads way in superbug war

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A Mullingar hospital has made history by becoming the first hospital in the world to introduce copper doorknobs in a bid to reduce the spread of superbugs including MRSA.

Bring back matrons to fight hospital acquired infections, urges new health forum chairperson

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The new chairperson of the HSE West’s regional health forum is calling for the return of hospital matrons to help in the fight against hospital acquired infections.


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