Central venous access team

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Addenbrookes’s and the Rosie hospitals (UK) say they are winning the fight against infection after their first month on record without a single case of MRSA.

The hospital puts the progress down to the hard work of staff, vigilance on hand-washing and the presence of a special team who insert central venous lines for patients undergoing treatments such as chemotherapy. The recently-launched central venous access team has also proved a great success in reducing infection.”

Earlier this year, the team became the first such unit in the country to have its own department, consisting of a theatre suite and a four-bed recovery unit. The facility, which caters for all patients who need central venous lines, aims to ensure patient safety by preventing line-associated bloodstream infections.

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Addenbrookes’s and the Rosie hospitals (UK) say they are winning the fight against infection after their first month on record without a single case of MRSA.

The hospital puts the progress down to the hard work of staff, vigilance on hand-washing and the presence of a special team who insert central venous lines for patients undergoing treatments such as chemotherapy. The recently-launched central venous access team has also proved a great success in reducing infection.”

Earlier this year, the team became the first such unit in the country to have its own department, consisting of a theatre suite and a four-bed recovery unit. The facility, which caters for all patients who need central venous lines, aims to ensure patient safety by preventing line-associated bloodstream infections.

Click here for the full story.

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