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Health written question – answered on 5th April 2005.

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Photo of Sarah Teather Sarah Teather Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many cases of MRSA have been identified in hospitals within Greater London, broken down by national health service trust, in each year since March 2003.

Photo of Miss Melanie Johnson Miss Melanie Johnson Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Health

Information on reported methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bloodstream infections for each national health service trust in London is shown in the tables. Full year figures for April 2004 to March 2005 are not yet available. However, there was a 20 per cent., reduction across London in the first six months of 2004–05—April to September 2004—compared with the same period in 2003.

Reports of MRSA blood stream infections
Trust name April 2003 to September 2003 October 2003

to March 2004

April 2003 to March 2004
Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust 59 57 116
Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust 48 46 94
Baits and the London NHS Trust 33 29 62
Bromley Hospitals NHS Trust 9 9 18
Chelsea and Westminster Healthcare NHS Trust 15 23 38
Baling Hospital NHS Trust 19 17 36
Epsom and St. Helier NHS Trust 44 44 88
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust 0 4 4
Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Trust 82 84 166
Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust 61 64 125
Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust 9 15 24
Homerton Hospital NHS Trust 4 10 14
King's College Hospital NHS Trust 62 45 107
Kingston Hospital NHS Trust 16 10 26
Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust 17 32 49
Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust 26 30 56
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust 0 0 0
Newham Healthcare NHS Trust 11 13 24
North Middlesex Hospital NHS Trust 25 28 53
North West London Hospitals NHS Trust 33 22 55
Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust 8 21 29
Queen Mary's Sidcup NHS Trust 13 15 28
Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust 2 3 5
Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust 46 52 98
Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Trust 3 1 4
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust 0 1 1
St. George's Healthcare NHS Trust 48 45 93
St. Mary's NHS Trust 30 29 59
University College London Hospitals NHS Trust 50 35 85
West Middlesex University NHS Trust 17 17 34
Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust 20 17 37
Whittington Hospital NHS Trust 9 20 29
Grand total 819 838 1,657
Trust name April 2004 to September 2004 Total
Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust 47 163
Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust 60 154
Baits and the London NHS Trust 29 91
Bromley Hospitals NHS Trust 8 26
Chelsea and Westminster Healthcare NHS Trust 26 64
Baling Hospital NHS Trust 13 49
Epsom and St. Helier NHS Trust 28 116
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust 1 5
Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Trust 57 223
Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust 42 167
Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust 16 40
Homerton Hospital NHS Trust 3 17
King's College Hospital NHS Trust 34 141
Kingston Hospital NHS Trust 21 47
Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust 21 70
Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust 16 72
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust 0 0
Newham Healthcare NHS Trust 6 30
North Middlesex Hospital NHS Trust 14 67
North West London Hospitals NHS Trust 28 83
Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust 15 44
Queen Mary's Sidcup NHS Trust 12 40
Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust 4 9
Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust 37 135
Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Trust 0 4
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust 2 3
St. George's Healthcare NHS Trust 28 121
St. Mary's NHS Trust 26 85
University College London Hospitals NHS Trust 13 98
West Middlesex University NHS Trust 12 46
Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust 26 63
Whittington Hospital NHS Trust 9 38
Grand total 654 2311

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