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Tag: mrsa

One out of ten doctors don’t wash their hands

MORE than one in ten doctors, consultants and surgeons in Scotland’s hospitals are failing to wash their hands often enough, a report has revealed. The...

Protein study gives fresh impetus in fight against superbugs

SCIENTISTS have shed new light on the way superbugs such as MRSA are able to become resistant to treatment with antibiotics. Researchers have mapped the...

Decrease in MRSA cases announced

Cases of deadly hospital bugs MRSA and MSSA are at their lowest level since records began, though C.difficile has risen this year, a new...

Hospital ward closed over bug outbreak

By Paul Thornton A HOSPITAL has closed a ward to new arrivals following an outbreak of diarrhoea and vomiting. Stirling Royal Infirmary has this week closed...

Vale of Leven C Diff report published

By Cara Sulieman THE REPORT into the C Diff outbreak at Alexandria's Vale of Leven Hospital revealed that positive changes have been made - but...

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