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Results from the mandatory Clostridium difficile reporting scheme

Annual Epidemiological Commentary: Mandatory MRSA, MSSA and E. coli bacteraemia and C. difficile infection data, 2013/14

HCAI Annual Epidemiological Commentary - mandatory MRSA, MSSA and E. coli bacteraemia and C. difficile infection data, 2013/14 (PDF, 1.4 MB)

Annual data tables

Annual data on C. difficile infections in England are presented in the following Excel document as counts and rates by financial year by both acute Trust (2007/08 to 2013/14) and Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) (2009/10 to 2013/14), as well as, counts per quarter by both acute Trust (April 2007 to March 2014) and CCG (April 2009 to March 2014).

Annual results from the mandatory Clostridium difficile reporting scheme (FY 2007/08 to 2013/14) (Excel Spreadsheet, 576 KB) 

Results by acute Trust in patients aged 2 years and over can be found in the following tables:

Table 7: Quarterly counts of C. difficile infection by NHS acute Trust (April 2007 to March 2014)

7a: Quarterly counts of C. difficile infection (patients aged 2 years and over) from April 2007 to March 2014 - All reported cases

7b: Quarterly counts of C. difficile infection (patients aged 2 years and over) from April 2007 to March 2014 - Trust apportioned cases only

Table 8: Financial year counts and rates of C. difficile infection by NHS acute Trust (2007/08 to 2013/14)

8a: Annual counts and rates of C. difficile infection (patients aged 2 years and over) from 2007/08 to 2013/14 - All reported cases

8b: Annual counts and rates of C. difficile infection (patients aged 2 years and over) from 2007/08 to 2013/14 - Trust apportioned cases only

Results by CCG in patients aged 2 years and over can be found in the following tables:

Table 9: Quarterly counts of C. difficile infection by Clinical Commissioning Group (April 2009 to March 2014)

Table 10: Financial year counts and rates of C. difficile infection by Clinical Commissioning Group (2009/10 to 2013/14)

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: 9 July 2014