Rt Hon Lord Lilley

    16. Mr. Lilley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether he plans to issue new guidance on treatment and prevention of hospital-acquired infections. [162794]

    Miss Melanie Johnson: Our action plan “Winning Ways?Working together to reduce Healthcare Associated Infection in England” is intended to ensure the implementation of existing guidance. It has a strong focus on better information and monitoring at the local level to secure change, with further guidance in due course.