All articles by Dr Michael Millar

Dr Michael Millar

The Big Screen: Concerns over MRSA Testing

MRSA screening for elective patients has been compulsory in England since April 2009. It will be extended to emergency patients by 2011. While health officials continue to shout about the benefits of this policy, British microbiologist Dr Michael Millar is casting doubt on its value. He tells Elly Earls why healthcare organisations’ resources would be better used elsewhere.