Mandatory healthcare associated infection (HCAI) surveillance: data quality statement

Data quality statement for the mandatory surveillance of healthcare associated infection (HCAI).


Mandatory Healthcare Associated Infection Surveillance: data quality statement

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This document describes many of the aspects of quality assurance (QA) surrounding the routine publication of data for the mandatory surveillance of HCAI (MRSA, MSSA, and E. coli bacteraemia and C. difficile infection).

We will review and update this statement annually, towards the end of each financial year.

Published 7 April 2016
Last updated 27 September 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added updated data quality statement.
  2. Replaced document with 'Mandatory Healthcare Associated Infection Surveillance: Data Quality Statement, April 2018'
  3. Updated version, June 2017.
  4. First published.