The Infection Control Team at GHFT have provided the following advice for Primary Care regarding MRSA screening;
If Primary Care is asked to swab or decolonise patients the below links will provide further useful information;
NHS England requires a Post Infection Review (PIR) in every case of MRSA bloodstream infection to identify how the case occurred and outline actions to prevent a reoccurrence.
You may be asked to contribute to this review if one of your patients has an MRSA infection.
Please follow the link below to guidance on information that may be required from you.