Rural hospital success reported

The Daily Mail reported on Public Health England data collected over the last year from 151 hospitals showing that rural trusts have, on average, the fewest cases of E.Coli infections.

Salisbury in Wiltshire, Weston Area Health in Somerset and Wye Valley on the Welsh border were the top-ranked trusts.

The figures are not adjusted according to the number of patients a hospital has, meaning that smaller, rural trusts likely have fewer cases because they have fewer patients passing through. 

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