Prevention and control of influenza in an acute healthcare trust

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Abstract

Author Fay Spencer is infection prevention and control matron at Nottingham University Hospitals.

Abstract Influenza is on the rise in England this winter, with a 78% increase in GP visits from symptomatic patients, a 50% increase in hospitalisations and a 65% increase in admissions to intensive care. This article details a range of infection prevention and control measures deployed at Nottingham University Hospitals.

Citation Spencer F (2018) Prevention and control of influenza in an acute healthcare trust.

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