Healthcare associated infections - Patient and visitor leaflets (including accessible formats)
The following suite of nine leaflets for patients and visitors to healthcare settings include information on healthcare associated infections, C. difficile, MRSA, norovirus, scabies, ESBL resistant bacteria, multi-drug resistant bacteria and laundry and hand hygiene guidance.
The below documents are all available as pdfs and in accessible formats. Accessible formats are alternatives to printed information, used by people who are blind or visually impaired. These accessible formats include HTML, audio and braille. For audio and HTML copies please click on the links below. For braille copies please contact Caroline McGeary on 0300 555 0114.
- Hand hygiene
- Norovirus leaflets
- Laundry advice
- MRSA Leaflet
- Clostridium difficile
- Extended spectrum beta lactamase (ESBL) resistant bacteria
- Multi-drug resistant (MDR) bacteria
- Health Care Associated Infections
Two additional leaflets are also available as pdfs on Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae/Carbapenemase Producing Organism (CPE/CPO). The first is a patient information leaflet and the second is for patients being screened for CPE/CPO.
Two leaflets on Urinary Tract Infections in older people an Urinary catheter care are also available to download: