Five different types of robotic pets were used in the study; a cat, a dog, a bear and a seal.
Poor staffing levels and Brexit were also cited amongst the top reasons for quitting.
Fourteen per cent of patients were found to carrying MRSA, VRE or resistant Gram-negative bacteria.
Further clinical trials are needed to confirm and expand on the results.
The figures are an alarming 23 per cent higher than the UK average.
The Royal College of Nursing is asking healthcare staff to "think twice" before using gloves.
Fear and scepticism about vaccines are thought to be contributing factors.
Training should be specifically tailored to those working in care homes, schools and prisons in addition to hospitals and GP surgeries
Health bosses claims the portal will 'save hours of time' phoning around to check availability.
"Patient colonisation with MRSA and VRE were each associated with contamination of the bedside curtain"
“Staff in mental health services are facing burnout as a result of years of underfunding."
The national four-hour target has not been met since 2015.
In June 2018, there were 41,000 full-time NHS vacancies for nurses in England alone.
They will develop new policies to ensure England becomes an even safer place to give birth.
Adults in England will be automatically be considered potential donors unless they chose to opt out or are excluded.