Hand hygiene compliance by Health Service Provider

Graph: WA public hospital hand hygiene compliance

Table: Hand Hygiene Compliance at Perth Tertiary Hospitals
 

Audit 2 2021

Compliance (%) Sample size
Child and Adolescent Health Service 81% 892 / 1100
East Metropolitan Health Service 86% 3824 / 4452
North Metropolitan Health Service 83% 3668 / 4400
South Metropolitan Health Service 85% 3808 / 4492
WA Country Health Service 88% 3668 / 4400

What do these figures show?

The average hand hygiene compliance rate by Health Service Provider* in Audit Period 2 2021 (April - June 2021).

The average hand hygiene compliance of healthcare workers in Audit 2 2021 ranged between 83% and 88%. 

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

Reports on hand hygiene

Last reviewed: 18-08-2021
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