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cu311 3.2 explain the potential impact of an outbreak of infectionon the individual and the organisation
Potential impact : on the organisation: cost implication, staff sickness levels, reduction in patient and public confidence, litigation, not delivering regulatory standards ; on employees; loss of confidence in organisation, loss of earnings, [ fear of risk of infection and infecting family members. On the individual: risk to patients; Increase time in recovery, increase length of stay, loss
of earnings, potential death. Source ]
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