Data


Healthcare associated surgical site infections

Current quarter ending: September 2020

Hospital and Health Service Provider
Hip Arthroplasty Knee Arthroplasty
Number
of SSI
Current Qtr
1Rate Current
Qtr
1Rate 2019-20 Number
of SSI
Current Qtr
1Rate Current
Qtr
1Rate 2019-20
      Armadale Hospital 0 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.00
      Royal Perth Hospital 1 1.89 1.82 0 0.00 0.00
      St John of God Midland Hospital 0 0.00 0.66 0 0.00 0.00
East Metropolitan Health Service Total 1 0.91 0.97 0 0.00 0.00
      Joondalup Health Campus 1 1.85 1.92 0 0.00 0.53
      Osborne Park Hospital 0 0.00 0.83 0 0.00 0.00
      Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital 0 0.00 0.56 0 0.00 1.03
North Metropolitan Health Service Total 1 0.74 1.26 0 0.00 0.50
      Fiona Stanley Hospital 0 0.00 1.05 0 0.00 0.00
      Fremantle Hospital 0 0.00 1.82 1 1.22 0.82
      Peel Health Campus 0 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.00
      Rockingham General Hospital 0 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.00
South Metropolitan Health Service Total 0 0.00 1.01 1 0.53 0.37
      Albany Hospital 0 0.00 1.32 0 0.00 1.47
      Bunbury Hospital 0 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.00
      Busselton Hospital 0 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.79
      Geraldton Hospital 0 0.00 0.00 1 6.25 2.27
WA Country Health Service Total 0 0.00 0.34 1 0.87 0.86
WA Health Total 2 0.41 0.97 2 0.29 0.37
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.