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Results from the mandatory Clostridium difficile reporting scheme

Results by acute Trust; patients aged 2 years and over

Acute Trust Counts and Rates by Quarter and Financial year- April 2007 onwards

Tables 5a and 5b: Quarterly counts of C. difficile infection by NHS acute Trust (April 2007 - March 2013) (Excel Spreadsheet, 724 KB) 

Table 5a: Quarterly counts of Clostridium difficile ( C. difficile) infection by acute Trust  from April 2007 to March 2013

Table 5b: Quarterly Trust apportioned counts of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infection by acute Trust  from April 2007 to March 2013

Table 6:  Financial year counts and rates of C. difficile infection by NHS acute Trust (FY 2007/08 - 2012/13) (Excel Spreadsheet, 1.7 MB)

Results by Primary Care Organisation

PCO Counts and rates by Quarter and Financial Year- April 2007 onwards

Please note that this is the last annual and quarterly publication of  C. difficile infection data by PCO as they ceased to exist in April 2013, being replaced by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG).

Table 7: Quarterly counts of C. difficile infection by Primary Care Organisation (April 2007 - March 2013) (Excel Spreadsheet, 346 KB) 

Table 8Financial year counts and rates of C. difficile infection by Primary Care Organisation (FY 2007/08 - FY 2012/2013) (Excel Spreadsheet, 532 KB)

Results by Clinical Commissioning Groups

In addition to the PCO tables this publication includes a count and rate of C. difficile infection cases by Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) from April 2009- March 2013.

CCG counts and rates by Financial Year (FY) - (April 2009 to March 2013)

Appendix B:  Financial year counts and rates of C. difficile infection by CCG (FY 2009/10 - 2012/13) (Excel Spreadsheet, 344 KB)

Summary points

Summary points on Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) (PDF, 367 KB)

Archive Tables

Archived acute Trust data

Archive Quarterly Counts Table: Archived Quarterly counts of Clostridium difficile in patients aged 65 years and over (January 2004 - March 2007) (Excel Spreadsheet, 244 KB)

Archive Calendar Year TableCalendar Year counts/rates of C. difficile infection in patients aged 65 years and over (January 2004 - December 2007) (Excel Spreadsheet, 278 KB).

Archive Quarterly Counts Table was produced for publication in September 2009 and includes data for the period January 2004 - March 2007. Data were extracted 16th July 2009. Archive Calendar Year Table was produced for publication in September 2009 and includes data for the period January 2004 - December 2007. Data were extracted 16th July 2009.

These tables are provided for historical reference and will not be updated. Please note that the numbers may have changed but the overall trend will remain the same.

Please refer to the current monthly tables for updated information.

For future publication dates please refer to the publication schedule

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have implemented a new naming and coding policy for geographical entities, the main implication being that all such entities, including CCGs, now have a 9-character ONS organisation code. Details of organisational codes can be found via the ONS website.


Last reviewed: 3 September 2013