Hos­pi­tal sick­ness num­bers fall in year

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Uk&world Update -

THE num­ber of cases of sick­ness caused by so-called hos­pi­tal bugs have fallen in Lin­colnshire by a quar­ter in the last year. Dur­ing 2009/10, there were 23 cases of MRSA and 159 cases of C Diff on hos­pi­tal wards. This com­pares to 32 cases of MRSA and 207 C Diff cases in 2008/09, a re­duc­tion of 28 per cent for MRSA, and 23 per cent for C Diff.

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