18 Jul 2017 | Infection Prevention & Control
The latest Hand Hygiene NZ performance report for 1 April to 30 June 2016 has been published on the Hand Hygiene New Zealand website.
DHBs achieved the national hand hygiene compliance target of 80 percent set in June 2015 for the seventh consecutive audit period.
The nationally aggregated hand hygiene compliance rate for this measurement period is 83.7 percent.
Fifteen DHBs maintained or improved their compliance rate compared with the previous audit period and sixteen DHBs achieved at or above the national target of 80 percent compared with fifteen in the previous audit period.