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SSI webinar 1: Case for change

19 Nov 2021

As part of campaign activity for Open for better care, a series of webinars are being held.

Webinar 1, the ‘Case for Change’ covered the following topics:

  • the burden of surgical site infections (SSIs)
  • the impact on patients and healthcare systems
  • the need for a national programme to reduce SSIs
  • the Surgical Site Infection Improvement (SSII) programme framework
  • the benefits of verifiable information
  • continuous improvement and practice change
  • Open for better care and the SSII programme.

Download a copy of the presentation, and the questions and answers from the webinar, below.