There are approximately 15 million inpatient admissions in the UK every year in the NHS (13)

Of these admissions, 6% will get a Hospital Acquired Infection (HAI) (14)

This will increase their length of stay by 11 days (15)

And cost the hospital on average £3,000 per infection (1)

Patients with a HAI are 7.1 times more likely to die in the hospital than uninfected patients (16)