Our Performance

Hand Hygiene

Our performance at April 2018: 86.7% compliance

How clean are our hands? - St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney
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A2 2014 77%

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A3 2014 81%

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A1 2015 84%

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A2 2015 79%

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A3 2015 81.5%

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A1 2016 84.3%

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A2 2016 83.8%

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A3 2016 85.5%

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A1 2017 83.3%

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A2 2017 85.9%

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A3 2017 86%


Our Hand Hygiene results have remained above the national target for the last 3 years.


Infections in Hospitals - St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney
National Benchmark

Q1 2014 – 3.37

Q2 2014 – 0.91

Q3 2014 – 2.01

Q4 2014 – 0.29

Q1 2015 – 2.09

Q2 2015 – 0.29

Q2 2016 – 0.58

Q3 2016 – 0.57

Q4 2016 – 2.05

Q1 2017 – 0.59

rate per 10,000 beds