Surgical Site Infection

How scientific is patient reporting of SSI?

Patient reporting of SSI is scientific - and here is why. Over the past few months, I’ve been immersing myself in the field of surgical site infection (SSI) surveillance. (Fortunately, I didn’t start the project until after my hip replacement, as there have been plenty of patient stories that might have put me off.) We’ve had quite a few ...

By |2024-01-03T12:12:28+00:00May 30, 2023|Surgical Site Infection|

Patient safety through SSI surveillance

As World Patient Safety Day is once again marked around the globe, we reflect on how our Surgical Site Infection Programme helped one of our clients live its mantra of “do no harm.” For MercyAscot, one of New Zealand’s largest private surgical facilities, nothing is more important than patient safety. “It is core. We live and breathe it as ...

By |2024-01-03T12:29:54+00:00October 4, 2021|Surgical Site Infection|