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Hospital infection rates can't be compared to England

Wed, 20 Apr 2016

Noble's Hospital
Noble's Hospital

Cases of bacterial infection at Noble's Hospital can't be compared against those in hospitals in England.

That's according to the Department of Health and Social Care which says it can't make like-for-like comparisons because their data doesn't give the infection rate by population size. 

There were five cases of MRSA on the Island last year and 13 cases of C.Diff in the last two years.

Minister Howard Quayle says plans are in place to improve this:

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