Infection prevention and control: A guide for nursing students
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Infection prevention and control: A guide for nursing students

Lynne Pearce Health journalist

Protecting patients and healthcare staff from infection is a fundamental part of care, but are nursing students getting enough training? Here is what you need to know

About 300,000 patients a year contract a healthcare-associated infection (HCAI) in England, costing the NHS an estimated £1 billion a year, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

Nursing Standard. 37, 10, 58-60. doi: 10.7748/ns.37.10.58.s22

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