The toolkit includes practical advice for clinicians and frontline staff in acute care settings.
In the last 5 years England has seen a rapid increase in the incidence of infection and colonisation by multi-drug resistant carbapenemase-producing organisms. This reflects similar problems worldwide and indicates the urgent need for guidance, particularly on infection prevention and control management.
The toolkit includes practical advice for clinicians and staff at the frontline in acute care settings. It also provides some basic public health risk assessment tools and advice and information for the patient.