Superbug Cases at RD&E

There have been 22 cases of hospital superbug C.difficile at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital in the past 3 months.

That's according to figures from the Health Protction Agency.

In a statement to Heart the Hospital said:

"We have an excellent track record for infection control. All cases of C.difficle are investigated and there was no evidence of any of these latest cases being linked or caused by cross infection whilst in our care."

During the same period the hospital had no cases of MRSA.