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Latest figures show the numbers of people succumbing to healthcare associated infections are on the increase again
Change in universal screening policy for MRSA coincides with a rise in infections in hospitals in England
Although progress has been made since mandatory reporting of MRSA has been introduced, MRSA shows resilience and despite best efforts trends for the last 5 years are now beginning to show an increase.
The latest Public Health England figures show healthcare associated infections are rising when compared to the same period last year.
With 10 million people predicted to die every year from resistant infections by 2050 we cannot afford to wait 30-50 years before action is taken on Antimicrobial Resistance
MRSA Action UK respond to the O’Neill Report