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Reports
Routine Reports
National and Official Statistics
1. Monthly

PHE runs national surveillance programmes to collect data on HCAI, and reports Clostridioides difficile, Staphylococcus aureus and Gram-negative bacteria 

Clostridioides difficile infection: monthly data by prior trust exposure and NHS organisation
Monthly counts of prior healthcare exposure Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) infections by NHS organisations in patients aged 2 years and over.

Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteraemia: monthly data by onset of infection and NHS organisation
Monthly counts of Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteraemia split by location of infection and by NHS organisations.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) bacteraemia: monthly data by onset of infection and NHS organisation
Monthly counts of Pseudomonas aeruginosa(P. aeruginosa) bacteraemia split by onset of infection and by NHS organisation.

Klebsiella species (Klebsiella spp.) bacteraemia: monthly data by onset of infection and NHS organisation
Monthly counts of Klebsiella species (Klebsiella spp.) bacteraemia split by onset of infection and by NHS organisation.

MRSA bacteraemia: monthly data by onset of infection and NHS organisation
Monthly counts of meticillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteraemia split by onset of infection and by NHS organisation.

MSSA bacteraemia: monthly data by onset of infection and NHS organisation
Monthly counts of meticillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) bacteraemia split by onset of infection and by NHS organisation.

2. Quarterly

PHE runs national surveillance programmes to collect data on HCAI and produces a quarterly epidemiological commentary on Clostridium difficile, Staphylococcus aureus and Gram-negative bacteraemia 

MRSA, MSSA and Gram-negative bacteraemia and C. difficile infection: quarterly epidemiological commentary

National trends in meticillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), meticillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) and Gram-negative bacteraemia and Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infection by quarter.

3. Annual

PHE runs national surveillance programmes to collect data on HCAI, and produces an annual epidemiological commentary on Staphylococcus aureus, Gram-negative bacteraemia and Clostridioides difficile infections.

MRSA, MSSA and Gram-negative bacteraemia and C. difficile infection: annual epidemiological commentary

Trends in meticillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), meticillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus,Escherichia coli (E. coli), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) and Klebsiella species (Klebsiella spp.) bacteraemia and Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) infection by financial year.


Mortality Report

An annual report presenting 30-day all-cause mortality following infection with healthcare-associated infections (HCAI).

MRSA, MSSA and E. coli bacteraemia and CDI: 30-day all-cause fatality

The number of infections, deaths and case fatality rate are presented nationally by year and further by NHS region, age, and gender by year.

4. Independent Sector

PHE runs national surveillance programmes to collect data on HCAI, and produces an annual epidemiological commentary on Clostridioides difficile, Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus for independent sector healthcare organisations;

MRSA, MSSA and Gram-negative bacteraemia and Clostridioides difficile infection: annual data for independent sector healthcare organisations

Counts and rates of meticillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), meticillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA), Escherichia coli (E. coli), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) and Klebsiella species (Klebsiella spp.) bacteraemia and Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) infection reported by independent sector organisations, with accompanying commentary.

HCAI mandatory surveillance indicators on PHE Fingertips

The HCAI indicators can be found at the Health Care Associated Infection domain of the Fingertips website.
Mandatory Surveillance Publication Schedule

The HCAI Mandatory Surveillance publication schedule is available here