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Parliamentary Questions

Question Without Notice No. 1132 asked in the Legislative Council on 8 December 2021 by Hon Tjorn Sibma

Minister responding: Hon R.H. Cook
Parliament: 41 Session: 1

Answered on

HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS

1132. Hon TJORN SIBMA to the minister representing the Minister for Health:

I refer to healthcare-associated infections.

How many cases of healthcare-associated infections have been recorded across Western Australian hospitals for the three completed quarters of 2021?

Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question. The following information has been provided to me by the Minister for Health.

For the reporting period 1 January 2021 to 30 September 2021, 385 healthcare-associated infections were reported by the Healthcare Infection Surveillance of Western Australia program.