What is the current situation with health care associate infections in the UK?

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Currently within the UK, associated infections are one of the most common adverse problems, having huge consequences implicating on person-centred nursing care. WHO suggest that 1 in 10 people acquire an infection whilst receiving care; this is shown by a quantitative research study used in numerous countries. Evidence to support this from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence stating that if the use of hand washing and hand decontamination is effective this results in substantial reductions of potential pathogens carriage on hands which in turn, decreases the risk and incidence of health care associated infections. If a patient’s...
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