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SSII Programme data collection forms

PUBLICATION: 14 Mar 2014, Infection Prevention & Control

The SSII Programme orthopaedic and cardiac data collection forms have been updated (November 2018). Please use the forms to record your data before entering it into the SSII Programme database.

Register now for our webinar on surgical skin preparation!

NEWS: 11 Feb 2014, Healthcare Associated Infections

Don't miss Mr Kelly Vince (Northland DHB), Dr Anja Werno (Canterbury Health Laboratories) and Shelley Thomas (Auckland DHB) presenting and answering questions on surgical skin antisepsis and appropriate hair removal at the surgical site.

SSI webinar: Surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis

NEWS: 13 Dec 2013, Healthcare Associated Infections

Don't miss Surgical Site Infection Programme Clinical Lead Dr Arthur Morris, orthopaedic surgeon Mr Kelly Vince, Northland DHB, and others presenting and answering questions on Surgical Antimicrobial Prophylaxis.

SSI surveillance and continuous improvement

NEWS: 26 Nov 2013, Healthcare Associated Infections

Surveillance is one of the key components of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s national Surgical Site Infection Improvement (SSII) Programme, led by Auckland and Canterbury District Health Boards (DHBs).

Hawke’s Bay poster campaign raises awareness of SSIs

NEWS: 26 Nov 2013, Healthcare Associated Infections

An eye-catching poster campaign organised by infection prevention and control advisor Margaret Drury has been drawing attention to the issue of Surgical Site Infections (SSIs) at Hawke’s Bay District Health Board.