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How clean are our hands

At SVHA we have three Divisions – the Public, Private and Aged Care Divisions. There are many performance indicators that are similar across our Public and Private hospitals that are outlined below. Performance across our Aged Care facilities will be available soon.

Public Hospitals

How clean are our hands?

National Benchmark 70.0%

80.62% of all SVHA staff complied with hand hygiene audit requirements Percentage of SVHA staff handwashing compliance White circle background with text
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6.5% improvement in hand washing over 3 years Improvement in hand washing over 3 years White circle background with text

Across the Public Division the hand hygiene rate was 80.62% compliance during the latest audit period (April - June 2015). This is an improvement in compliance of 6.5% from the rate of 75.68% three years ago.

Private Hospitals

How clean are our hands?

National Benchmark 70.0%

84.66% of all SVHA staff complied with hand hygiene audit requirements Percentage of SVHA staff handwashing compliance White circle background with text
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Hand under liquid dispenser
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8.4% improvement in hand washing over 3 years Improvement in hand washing over 3 years White circle background with text

Across the Private Division the hand hygiene rate was 84.66% compliance during the latest audit period (April - June 2015). This is an improvement in compliance of 8.4% from the rate of 78.06% three years ago.

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