Hand hygiene compliance at WACHS integrated district hospitals

Graph: WA public hospital hand hygiene compliance

Table: Hand hygiene compliance at WA Country Health Service integrated district hospitals

Audit 3 2020

  Compliance (%) Sample size
Busselton Hospital  77% 77 / 100
Carnarvon Health Service  93% 185 / 200
Collie Hospital 89% 48 / 54
Derby Hospital 84% 88 / 105
Esperance Hospital 92% 389 / 425
Kununurra Hospital 74% 75 / 102
Narrogin Health Service 91% 95 / 105
Newman Hospital 96% 48 / 50
Northam Health Service 89% 102 / 115

What do these figures show?

The average hand hygiene compliance rate of WACHS Integrated District Hospitals* in Audit Period 3 2020 (July – October 2020).

The average hand hygiene compliance of healthcare workers in Audit 3 2020 ranged between 74% and 96%.

* > more than 25 acute inpatients beds.

*Caution should be exercised when using this data for comparison purposes, due to varying sample sizes.

Reports on hand hygiene

Last reviewed: 17-12-2020
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Patient Safety and Clinical Quality