Infection control and prevention is critical. When implemented consistently and effectively, it reduces:
As well as being the primary cause of admission for 8% of all hospital bed days (in 2010 in England) infectious disease accounted for:
7% of all deaths are accounted for by infectious diseases
8% of the primary cause of admission of all hospital bed days (in 2010 in England) is infectious disease
1 Billion Estimated cost of healthcare-associated infections to the NHS per year
In 2007, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) bloodstream infections and Clostridium difficile (C-Diff) infections were recorded as the underlying cause of, or a contributory factor in, approximately 9,000 deaths in hospital and primary care in England.
Healthcare-associated infections are estimated to cost the NHS approximately £1 billion a year.
In addition to increased costs, each one of these infections means additional use of NHS resources, greater patient discomfort and a decrease in overall patient safety.
The true cost of the Covid-19 virus will be far greater than the direct health costs of testing and treatment. The lasting indirect economic damage will be immense. Indirect costs are all of the additional costs associated with either being ill or the economic impact of behaviours adopted to avoid becoming infected
A huge number of infections illnesses and deaths can be reduced by:
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