PIF Categories: Infection Control

Coronavirus COVID-19

Date: 07/07/2021 | Category:

Coronaviruses are a group of common viruses which are found across the world. COVID-19 emerged in 2019 as a new coronavirus and caused the global pandemic. Symptoms of COVID-19 coronavirus […]

While you’re in isolation

Date: 17/05/2021 | Category: Infection Prevention and Control

Find out more about why we may move you to a single room during your hospital stay.

Salmonella (food poisoning)

Date: 17/05/2021 | Category: Infection Prevention and Control

Find out more about food poisoning, who is at greater risk and what you can do to avoid it.

Patient screening and what to expect

Date: 17/05/2021 | Category: Infection Prevention and Control

Find out more about what organisms we screen for and what to expect when we admit you to hospital.

Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) Staphylococcus aureus

Date: 17/05/2021 | Category: Infection Prevention and Control

Find out more about PVL, what illnesses it can cause and how you can treat it.

Diarrhoea and vomiting caused by Norovirus – a guide

Date: 17/05/2021 | Category: Infection Prevention and Control

Find out more about what causes Norovirus, and what patients and visitors must do to help prevent spreading it.

MRSA – information for visitors

Date: 17/05/2021 | Category: Infection Prevention and Control

Find out more about MRSA and what you can do as a visitor to help prevent spreading it.

MRSA suppression therapy

Date: 17/05/2021 | Category: Infection Prevention and Control

Find out more about the treatments and medicines used to reduce MRSA bacteria on your skin.

MRSA

Date: 17/05/2021 | Category: Infection Prevention and Control

Find out more about this common bacteria, how it’s spread and what visitors should do when seeing someone in hospital.