Healthcare Associated Infection Annual Report 2019

Publication Date: 22 September 2020

​​​The Healthcare Associated Infections Annual Report 2019 reflects the work undertaken on healthcare associated infection (HCAI) prevention and reducing antimicrobial resistance (AMR) during 2019. 

Data are provided for common HCAIs, which are an important cause of severe illness, death, and higher treatment costs. 

This report details the progress made by Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection (ARHAI) Scotland to support the reduction of HCAIs in NHSScotland as well as providing data to inform local and national HCAI reduction activities.

Resource information

Public Health Scotland
Publication type:
Annual Report