April 2011 - March 12:
- 94 C DIFF Infections
- 16 CDIFF realated death
- 17% of infections resulted in C DIFF related deaths
April 2012- Jan 2013 (still Feburary and March to be added)
- 60 C DIFF infections
- 16 C DIFF death
- 27% of infections resulted in C DIFF related deaths
While the Trust have reduced the amount of C DIFF infections it is seeing a high percentage of patient deaths. The NHSCT has seen one of the worst outbreaks of C DIFF in the past ten years in the UK with 31 patients dying during the major outbreak in 2007-2008.
The Inquiry Report was published on 21st March 2011. The Inquiry had one finding and made twelve recommendations. The Clostridium Difficile Report is now available and can be accessed by selecting Inquiry Report.