PERFORMANCE: The foundation trust currently has three recorded cases of MRSA for 2012-13, against an annual target of no more than two, commissioner board papers report.

NHS Merseyside’s latest performance report notes that Aintree has submitted the third case for review, under the regional MRSA appeals process.

It adds that Aintree implemented an MRSA recovery plan soon after the first two cases occurred, which is being managed by the trust’s infection control committee and its risk and safety committee.