Data


Healthcare associated surgical site infections

Current quarter ending: June 2020

Hospital and Health Service Provider
Hip Arthroplasty Knee Arthroplasty
Number
of SSI
Current Qtr
1Rate Current
Qtr
1Rate 2018-19 Number
of SSI
Current Qtr
1Rate Current
Qtr
1Rate 2018-19
      Armadale Hospital 0 0.00 0.71 0 0.00 1.33
      Royal Perth Hospital 1 3.03 0.41 0 0.00 1.71
      St John of God Midland Hospital 1 4.76 1.26 0 0.00 0.00
East Metropolitan Health Service Total 2 2.90 0.74 0 0.00 0.85
      Joondalup Health Campus 1 2.56 1.52 0 0.00 2.68
      Osborne Park Hospital 0 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.00
      Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital 0 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.66
North Metropolitan Health Service Total 1 1.27 0.65 0 0.00 1.70
      Fiona Stanley Hospital 1 2.70 0.00 0 0.00 0.00
      Fremantle Hospital 0 0.00 1.43 0 0.00 1.92
      Peel Health Campus 0 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.50
      Rockingham General Hospital 0 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.00
South Metropolitan Health Service Total 1 1.00 0.59 0 0.00 1.05
      Albany Hospital 0 0.00 1.27 0 0.00 0.00
      Bunbury Hospital 0 0.00 0.65 0 0.00 1.84
      Busselton Hospital 0 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.84
      Geraldton Hospital 0 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 2.08
WA Country Health Service Total 0 0.00 0.61 0 0.00 1.26
WA Health Total 4 1.29 0.65 0 0.00 1.22
Notes
1 This is the rate of SSIs i.e. the number of infections per 100 operations performed.

Source
Healthcare Infection Surveillance WA (HISWA), Communicable Disease Control Directorate, Department of Health WA.