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Health care associated infections (HCAIs)

Last updated on Friday, April 20, 2018

HCAIs are infections acquired as a result of healthcare interventions. Infections caused by the bacteria Clostridium difficile (C.difficile) and Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) have previously been considered to be the most common, however great results have been achieved in red...

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Tag:   HCAI (1)     MRSA (3)     cDiff (2)     c.difficile (1)     lungs (4)     skin (8)     blood poisoning (1)    

Infection Prevention and Control

Last updated on Friday, June 22, 2018

Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) is everybody’s business within our hospitals. We have a strong commitment and dedication to protect our patients, visitors and staff from avoidable infection. We’re proud of our performance over the last few years in achieving significant reduction in infec...

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Tag:   infection (3)     prevention (2)     MRSA (3)     cDiff (2)     IPC (2)     Hygiene (1)     Clostridium difficile (1)     clean (1)     health (11)     soap (1)     antibacterial (1)     spread (1)     dirty (1)    

Specialist Facilities

Last updated on Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Skin Cancer work This comprises rapid access clinics for the assessment of moles and ‘lumps and bumps’ which you doctor might be worried about. Any malignancies detected are removed at that clinic visit and others patients reassured. All skin cancer surgery (and other surgery carried out in the...

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Tag:   keratosis (1)     bowens (1)     basal (2)     cell (1)     squamous (1)     carcinoma (2)     melanoma (1)     treatment (4)     MRSA (3)     C Difficile (1)     mole (3)     lump (5)     bump (1)     skin (8)    


Last updated on Monday, October 5, 2020

MRSA swabs All patients are screened for MRSA bacteria (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) as routine. A nasal and groin swab will be taken by the assessment nurse and sent to the laboratory. You will only be contacted by the hospital if your results are positive for MRSA. This contact...

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Dermatology (Skin)

Last updated on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Based at Clatterbridge Hospital, our Dermatology Service has developed into one of the leading dermatology departments in the country. Our Department consists of our 8 bedded inpatient area and our outpatient area.  Located up on the first floor out inpatient area is where we treat more intense...

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Tag:   skin (8)     dermatology (7)     rash (1)     allergy (2)     cancer (22)     skin cancer (1)     photodynamic therapy (1)     radiotherapists (1)     dermatological (2)     phototherapy (1)     biopsy (3)    

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