Infection Control

Patient Information Leaflets

​Caring for your cannulaClick here to view
​Multi-drug Resistant (MDR)Click here to view
MRSA Screening and TreatmentClick here to view
​Clostridium Difficile DiarrhoeaClick here to view
​Group B Streptococcus InfectionClick here to view
​Hand Washing ​Click here to view
​Reducing the risk of cross infection in St Helens and Whiston HospitalsClick here to view
​Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci (VRE)​Click here to view
Norovirus (Viral Gastroenteritis)Click here to view
​While you are in Isolation​Click here to view
​Hand decontaminationClick here to view
​Information for fulfilling Risk Factors for CPE prior to Screening​Click here to view
​Information for Inpatient Contacts of CPEClick here to view
​Information leaflet for patients confirmed as positive for CPEClick here to view



Patients are eligible for free NHS treatment at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching hospitals NHS Trust if they are: Ordinarily resident in the UK or: Overseas visitors, but entitled to free NHS services under the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations

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