Please find the latest edition of the RESIST newsletter which contains developments and news on antimicrobial resistance and infection control in Irish health services. 


This issue covers the following topics:


  • GP antibiotic prescribing project
  • WHO hand hygiene technique approved for HSE
  • European  Antibiotics Awareness Day 2019
  • Surgical site surveillance
  • RESIST launches across UHL hospital group
  • Get ready for flu
  • CPE Contact and colonisation cards
  • Translated patient information
  • Patient safety conference
  • Under the Weather – get winter ready
  • Learning for lives project
  • ECDC Country Visit
  • CPE screening stats
  • Learning from  patient advocates


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