Assessment of infection control, hospital hygiene capacity and training needs in the European Union
This technical report describes the results of the 2014 survey on the evolution of infection control and hospital hygiene capacity and training in Europe, comparing 2014 data with those from the two previous surveys conducted in 2006, ‘Improving Patient Safety in Europe’ (IPSE) and Training in Infection Control in Europe’ (TRICE) in 2010.
Data collection on COVID-19 outbreaks in closed settings: long-term care facilities, version 2.1
18 Feb 2022 - The main aim of this activity is to collect information on the severity of breakthrough COVID-19 infections in outbreaks at long-term care facilities (LTCFs) and to obtain an estimate of relative risk of infection for vaccinated residents and staff members in these settings, by SARS-CoV-2 variant, vaccine product and number of vaccine doses.
Guidance on ending the isolation period for people with COVID-19, third update
28 Jan 2022 - This document provides guidance for planning the discharge and ending of isolation of COVID-19 patients.
Surveillance of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities in the EU/EEA
29 Nov 2021 - ECDC has worked with EU/EEA countries to develop a methodology for regular national reporting of existing national surveillance data on COVID-19 in LTCFs, aiming for maximum feasibility. This is to enable ECDC to communicate timely information on epidemiological trends of COVID-19 in LTCFs, in support of national and EU/EEA-level preparedness and response activities.