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Infection Rates

We’re proud of our record of low infection rates, and have rigorous procedures to maintain this high standard. This includes a comprehensive audit programme that ensures we meet the highest standards of cleanliness and safety on an ongoing basis. The infection rates are the following: 

  • No patients acquired MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) at London Bridge Hospital in 2015.
  • 0.04% of patients acquired MSSA (Methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus) at London Bridge Hospital in 2015.
  • No patients acquired E.coli (Escherichia coli) at London Bridge Hospital in 2015.

Surgical Site Infections for any of the monitored procedures:

  • Hips replacement surgeries 0.9% of patients had wound infection
  • Knee replacement surgeries 0% of patients had wound infection
  • Abdominal hysterectomy surgeries 0% of patients had wound infection
  • CABG surgeries 2.22% of patients had wound infection