HAI surveillance reports

Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) are infections that result as an unintended consequence of receiving healthcare. Our surveillance reports contain numbers and rates of infections caused by key organisms, responsible for many HAIs. TIPCU will publish these reports quarterly.

The indicators contained in the TIPCU surveillance reports are: 

  1. Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (bloodstream infection)
  2. Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)
  3. Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE)
  4. Hand hygiene compliance rates
  5. Antibiotic utilisation surveillance (to commence)

Read more about our surveillance program, including the protocols for the indicators surveyed and the methodologies used in data collection, validation and analysis. 

Tasmanian Acute Public Hospital Healthcare Associated Infection Surveillance Reports 

2013

Report No 20 - December 2013

Report No 19 - November 2013

Report No 17 - March 2013

Report No 16 - February 2013

2012

Report No 15 - December 2012

Annual Report No 14- September 2012

Report No 13 - June 2012

Report No 12 - March 2012

Report No 11 - January 2012

 

2011

Annual Report - October 2011

Report No 9 - July 2011

Report No 8 - March 2011

2010

Report No 7 - November 2010

Report No 6 - August 2010

Report No 5 - June 2010

Report No 4 - March 2010

2009

Report No 3 - December 2009 

Report No 2 - November 2009 

Report No 1 - March 2009 

 Want more information? 

Tasmanian Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Strategy 2009 - 2011

October 2014