Hand hygiene compliance by Health Service Provider

Graph: WA public hospital hand hygiene compliance

Table: Hand Hygiene Compliance at Perth Tertiary Hospitals
 

Audit 2 2020

Compliance (%) Sample size
Child and Adolescent Health Service 89% 1754 / 1975
East Metropolitan Health Service 86% 3685 / 4306
North Metropolitan Health Service 84% 1979 / 2350
South Metropolitan Health Service 86% 4162 / 4818
WA Country Health Service 91% 4767 / 5263

What do these figures show?

The average hand hygiene compliance rate by Health Service Provider* in Audit Period 2 2020 (April - June 2020). This is a voluntary audit period.

The average hand hygiene compliance of healthcare workers in Audit 2 2020 ranged between 84% and 91%.

* > 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: 07-08-2020
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