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Mandatory requirements for SSI surveillance 09 May 2013

Surgical Site Infection (SSI) surveillance has been mandatory since 2002 following the issue by the Scottish Government of Health Department Letter HDL (2001) 57. Further updates have followed within HDL (2006) 38 and Chief Executive Letter CEL 11 (2009).

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  • Health Protection Scotland
Last Updated : 27/06/2016