The Journal of Hospital Infection is the official scientific journal of the Healthcare Infection Society

The JHI seeks to promote collaboration between the many disciplines in infection prevention and control in different countries, resulting in multidisciplinary and international coverage of the latest developments. The Editor-in-Chief invites submissions of original papers, leading articles and correspondence in English, on all aspects of healthcare-associated infection as well as reviews on subjects of current interest.

Authors can make a submission online where instructions to authors can also be found.

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New NICE-accredited guidance, the Joint Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) and Infection Prevention Society (IPS) guidelines for the prevention and control of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in healthcare facilities is now available to read and download for free from the JHI here.

 

 

Latest Issue
November 2021
In the November issue of the JHI, we present our annual Special Edition to mark World Antimicrobial Awareness Week between 18-24 November. The edition contains a new review from Milani et al. appraising the mechanisms of biocide resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii. Original articles include work from Hirabayashi et al. on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the surveillance of antimicrobial resistance; from Majlander et al. on routine wastewater-based monitoring of antibiotic resistance; from Renggli et al. on the association between consumption of anti-meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus antibiotics and antibiotic stewardship measures; and finally, Héquet et al. on HCAI and antibiotic use in long-term care residents. Additionally, new NICE-accredited guidance, the Joint Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) and Infection Prevention Society (IPS) guidelines for the prevention and control of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in healthcare facilities is now available to read and download for free in the JHI.