Point Prevalence Survey of Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antimicrobial Use in Long-Term Care Facilities (HALT): May 2016


In May 2016, 10,044 residents in 224 Irish long-term care facilities (LTCF) were included in a European point prevalence survey (PPS) of healthcare-associated infections (HCAI) and antimicrobial use. The survey is also known as the HALT survey. The national report for Ireland now available on the HPSC website.