CCGOIS - 5.4 Incidence of Healthcare Associated Infection (HCAI) – C. difficile

Definition

The number of C. difficile infections reported, in people aged 2 and over, per CCG.

Clinical rationale

Reducing the incidence of healthcare associated infections (HCAI)

Data source

Mandatory surveillance by Public Health England

http://www.hpa.org.uk/web/HPAweb&HPAwebStandard/HPAweb_C/1254510678961

Numerator

The number of C. difficile infections reported, in people aged two and over

Denominator

Not applicable

Source: http://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/ccg-ois-1415-tech-guid.pdf.

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Additional Information

Coverage Start Date 2013-04-01
Coverage End Date 2013-09-30
Origin HSCIC
Frequency Quarterly
Homepage http://www.hscic.gov.uk/article/2021/Website-Search?productid=14879&q=CCGOIS
License UK Open Government Licence (OGL)
Publisher NHS Digital
Visibility PUBLIC
Source https://indicators.ic.nhs.uk/webview/
HSCIC_unique_id P01629
assurance_level Assured
domain Domain 5 - Treating and Caring for People in a Safe Environment and Protecting Them From Avoidable Harm
frequency Quarterly
language en-GB
next_version_due Dec-14
nhs_OF_indicators 5.2 ii
release_date Sep-14
status Live