Please find below the Northern Ireland version of the 2017 European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC) manual for the point prevalence survey (PPS) of hospital acquired infection and antimicrobial use. Associated with this please find copies of the data collection instruments and training presentations.
PHA also shares background material on surgical site infection surveillance below.
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PPS Protocol and Codebook for use in Northern Ireland (April 2017)
|PHA PPS Training Presentations (April 2017)||PHA_PPS_2017_Training_presentations.zip|
Generic SSI manual on definitions of SSI, type, classification and associated risk factor data items
This document contains relevant OPCS codes and microorganism for SSI surveillance
|SSI (N Ireland) codes _v2014_1.pdf|
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