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New hospital patients not screened for MRSA

Only 2% of hospital trusts are screening new patients for MRSA, according to new figures released by the Conservative Party. The Tories made a Freedom of Information request on MRSA screening and isolation practices from all hospital trusts in England. Of the 82 trusts that responded, the party said only 32% could provide any data on the number of patients screened.They also said that no trusts were able to provide figures on the numbers of patients ...

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