Please note CDI rates in this report have been updated due to a subsequent revision of the national figures of hospital activity.
Please refer to the revised data.
This is the fourth annual report on the surveillance of HAI in Scotland covering the period January - December 2012.
It provides a stocktake of the epidemiology of HAI in Scotland. 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, demonstrate support provided to NHS boards in the management of outbreaks and identify future priorities.