HC Deb 21 June 2004 vol 422 c1277W
Mr. Drew

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will publish the breakdown of expenditure on MRSA research proposed by the Department. [177990]

Miss Melanie Johnson

The Department last year commissioned a £2.5 million strategic programme of research aimed at improving scientific understanding of antimicrobial resistance. £590,000 of that total sum will be spent on projects that will provide useful information relating to best practice in preventing methicillinresistant Straphylococcus aureus.

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