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NHS Scotland Assure Research Q&A – Cupriavidus

Published on 06 March 2023

From: Health Facilities Scotland

This is a Q&A based on the findings of a piece of research funded by the Research and Innovation Service at NHS Scotland Assure.



This Questions and Answers document presents both: the findings of an investigation on the prevalence and concentration of Cupriavidus and other Opportunistic Premise Plumbing Pathogens (OPPPs) in healthcare water systems across Scotland and England; and the experience of working in collaboration NHS Scotland Assure.

This was a research project funded by NHS Scotland Assure’s Research and Innovation Service.