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North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust - 70 years of the NHS

Clostridium difficile

You may have heard about Clostridium difficile (C difficile) through the newspapers and television. This information is intended to provide information about Clostridium difficile and help you to understand what it is and why it is particularly important in the hospital environment.

Our latest Clostridium difficile infection rates

Further information

If you would like any further information, or have specific questions about Clostridium difficile please do not hesitate to ask the Ward or Department staff. The Infection Control Team is always happy to advise patients, relatives or carers who have particular concerns about Clostridium difficile and can be contacted via the ward or Department staff. Alternatively contact one of our Infection Control Nurses via our switchboard on (01228) 523444 or (01946 693181).