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Monitoring surgical wounds for infection: information for patients

Explains surgical wound infection, and the national programme for monitoring infections acquired in hospitals, in English and 8 other languages.

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Monitoring surgical wounds for infection: information for patients

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Monitoring surgical wounds for infection: information for patients – Large print version

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Monitoring surgical wounds for infection: information for patients, Arabic

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Monitoring surgical wounds for infection: information for patients, Bengali

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Monitoring surgical wounds for infection: information for patients, Chinese simplified

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Monitoring surgical wounds for infection: information for patients, Chinese traditional

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Monitoring surgical wounds for infection: information for patients, Gujarati

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Monitoring surgical wounds for infection: information for patients, Polish

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Monitoring surgical wounds for infection: information for patients, Punjabi

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Monitoring surgical wounds for infection: information for patients, Urdu

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This leaflet is available for healthcare professionals to download and print for patients who are included in post-discharge surveillance submitted to Public Health England.

Published 1 July 2013
Last updated 23 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added Monitoring surgical wounds for infection: information for patients in large print.
  2. Updated English edition of existing leaflet.
  3. Added translations to existing leaflet on surgical infection.
  4. First published.