Scottish Surveillance of Healthcare Associated Infection Programme (SSHAIP)



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Healthcare Associated Infection Annual Report 2015 31 May 2016

This is the seventh HAI Annual Report on the surveillance of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) in Scotland covering the period January - December 2015.Download the HAI Annual Report 2015

It provides a stocktake of the epidemiology of HAI in Scotland to supplement the routine quarterly reports of the mandatory surveillance programmes for Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium difficile and surgical site infection, which are run by HPS.

The aim of this report is to identify key information on HAI in Scotland, demonstrating the burden of infection, trends in infection incidence, share supplementary epidemiological and microbiological data from the national reference laboratories and identify future priorities.


An infographic to accompany the Executive Summary and each chapter of the HAI Annual Report is available to download below.

Executive Summary Development of Guidance
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Control of Antimicrobial Resistance in Scotland (CARS) Carbapenemase-producing Organisms Clostridium difficile Infection
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Decontamination Escherichia coli Bacteraemia HAIs in Intensive Care Units
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Hand Hygiene Hospital HAI Outbreaks Norovirus Outbreaks
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Staphylococcus aureus Infection Surgical Site Infection Urinary Tract Infections
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Last Updated : 27/09/2017