Team working to reduce hospital acquired infections
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Presentation
- By: EWING, Alison (Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom)
At the Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospital there was a high incidence of MRSA and c. difficile infections in inpatients. As part of a UK Government initiative, funding was made available to increase input from pharmacists to reducing these infections. In particular, appropriate antibiotic usage was targeted. A multidisciplinary team.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.