PERFORMANCE: The Queen Victoria Hospital Foundation Trust experienced a healthcare-associated infection outbreak involving multi-resistant pseudomonas earlier this year.

In council of governors papers covering the second quarter of the financial year – July to September – trust chief executive Adrian Bull said: “There was an outbreak of multi resistant pseudomonas involving three patients, no patient came to harm and all have been discharged home.

“A review of the cases has meant that further cleaning buckets are now available in the burns unit and nursing staff have been reminded about the processes involved in deep cleaning of rooms.”