Publications

North/South Study of MRSA in Ireland

North/South Study of MRSA in Ireland, 1999 - Department of Health and Children

Epi-Insight Articles

HPSC publishes survey on hospital infections and antibiotic use in Irish hospitals - Epi-Insight, Volume 13, Issue 12, December 2012 

HSE ‘clean hands save lives’ campaign to build on improved rates of hand hygiene amongst healthcare workers - Epi-Insight, Volume 13, Issue 6, June 2012

Roscommon PCCC Awareness Week Targets Hand Hygiene Practice - Epi-Insight, Volume 13, Issue 6, June 2012

Foundation course in infection control and prevention to take place in September - Epi-Insight, Volume 13, Issue 6, June 2012

World Hand Hygiene Day - Impact of glove use on hand hygiene - Epi-Insight, Volume 13, Issue 5, May 2012

Study to look at hospital acquired infections and antimicrobial use takes place in May - Epi-Insight, Volume 13, Issue 5, May 2012

Are you ready for World Hand Hygiene Day 2012? - Epi-Insight, Volume 13, Issue 2, February 2012

Latest HSE audit shows rates of hand hygiene compliance are above target - Epi-Insight, Volume 13, Issue 4, April 2012

Five top tips to prevent infections in long-term care settings - Epi-Insight, Volume 12, Issue 12, December 2011

Healthcare-Associated Infection Survey - Epi-Insight, Volume 8, Issue 4, April 2007

HAI in Ireland - Epi-Insight, Volume 2, Issue 1, January 2001

Last updated: 5 December 2012

Other Journal Articles

Healthcare-associated infection in Irish long-term care facilities: results from the First National Prevalence Study. J Hosp Infect. 2012 Mar;80(3):212-6. Cotter M, Donlon S, Roche F, Byrne H, Fitzpatrick F.

Four Country Healthcare Associated Infection Prevalence Survey 2006: overview of the results - J Hosp Infect. 2008 Jul;69(3):230-248. Smyth ET, McIlvenny G, Enstone JE, Emmerson AM, Humphreys H, Fitzpatrick F, Davies E, Newcombe RG, Spencer RC; on behalf of the Hospital Infection Society Prevalence Survey Steering Group.

Four Country Healthcare Associated Infection Prevalence Survey 2006: risk factor analysis - J Hosp Infect. 2008 Jul;69(3):249-257. Humphreys H, Newcombe RG, Enstone J, Smyth ET, McIlvenny G, Fitzpatrick F, Fry C, Spencer RC; on behalf of the Hospital Infection Society Steering Group.

Hospital Infection Society Prevalence Survey of Healthcare Associated Infection 2006: comparison of results between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. - J Hosp Infect. 2008 Jul;69(3):265-73. Fitzpatrick F, McIlvenny G, Oza A, Newcombe RG, Humphreys H, Cunney R, Murphy N, Ruddy R, Reid G, Bailie R, Lavelle C, Doherty L, Smyth ET.

Last updated: 21 June 2012