GP Fact File to preventing MRSA infection

This fact file answers common questions on MRSA in an easy-to-read Q&A format, to provide clear guidance for GPs on preventing MRSA infection.

The following important questions are answered by Dr Beryl Oppenheim, director of infection prevention and control, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust:

  • What is MRSA?
  • Are there different types of MRSA?
  • How common is MRSA?
  • What is the difference between carriage and infection?
  • What is being done to reduce the incidence of MRSA?
  • What treatment is available for MRSA carriage?
  • What treatments are available for MRSA infection?
  • What can I do to prevent the spread of MRSA?

Click here to request a copy of this GP Fact File to preventing MRSA infection.

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