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Prevention and control of influenza in an acute healthcare trust

An article in Nursing Times sets out what Nottingham University Hospitals has been doing to “keep the influenza virus at bay this winter”. The article highlights 6 priority areas for action.

 

  • Annual flu vaccination
  • Isolation or ‘cohorting’ of patients
  • Droplet/respiratory precautions
  • Hand hygiene
  • Environmental cleaning
  • Communication