Hand hygiene compliance by Health Service Provider

Graph: WA public hospital hand hygiene compliance

Table: Hand Hygiene Compliance at Perth Tertiary Hospitals
 

Audit 3 2020

Compliance (%) Sample size
Child and Adolescent Health Service 90% 2529 / 2827
East Metropolitan Health Service 83% 4624 / 5555
North Metropolitan Health Service 82% 3657 / 4459
South Metropolitan Health Service 89% 4486 / 5070
WA Country Health Service 88% 5020 / 5718

What do these figures show?

The average hand hygiene compliance rate by Health Service Provider* in Audit Period 3 2020 (July – October 2020).

The average hand hygiene compliance of healthcare workers in Audit 3 2020 ranged between 82% and 90%.

* > 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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