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Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus: Eastern Region

Volume 465: debated on Thursday 25 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many cases of MRSA were reported in each hospital in the Eastern Region in each of the last five years. (160211)

Data are not available for individual hospitals therefore we have provided data for acute national health service trusts in the Eastern Region. The following table provides data from the mandatory surveillance scheme of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, bloodstream infections in acute NHS Trusts in England.

April to March each year

NHS Trusts

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals

38

30

42

36

24

Bedford Hospital

19

26

9

32

27

Cambridge University Hospitals

127

126

123

112

81

East and North Hertfordshire

86

56

50

58

53

Essex Rivers Healthcare

18

16

37

19

24

Hinchingbrooke Healthcare

25

26

12

32

15

Ipswich Hospital

52

52

51

43

51

James Paget University Hospitals

36

30

50

41

27

Luton and Dunstable Hospital

28

21

19

32

21

Mid Essex Hospital Services

33

43

41

38

12

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

57

64

58

58

48

Papworth Hospital

24

13

7

14

7

Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals

10

10

16

9

11

Southend University Hospital

23

27

19

29

21

The Princess Alexandra Hospital

37

32

44

20

25

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital .King's Lynn

36

30

51

25

13

West Hertfordshire Hospitals

40

45

53

51

42

West Suffolk Hospitals

24

37

43

29

27

Source:

Health Protection Agency—provisional data