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Data set, Part of

5.2.ii Incidence of healthcare-associated infection - C. difficile

Date Range:
01 Apr 2007 to 30 Jun 2019
Publication Date:
Next Publication Date:
20 Aug 2020
Geographic Coverage:
Geographical Granularity:
Country, Ambulance Trusts


The number of Clostridium difficile infections reported to Public Health England (PHE), in patients aged two years or older.

This indicator aims to measure the progress in reducing the incidence of avoidable harm, specifically healthcare-associated C. difficile infections.

As of August 2019, please refer to the data tables published by Public Health England (PHE) available via the resource link below.

Within the PHE website navigate to the time period of interest. The data for the indicator is displayed in tab 'monthly_table'. The filters within this tab can be used to select the provider of interest.

Legacy unique identifier: P01792