Quality of care report 2012/13

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Influenza Vaccination Program / Infection Control

To decrease the risk of the flu being spread to patients and colleagues, GV Health staff are urged to get vaccinated against flur. The vaccination is provided free to staff.

GV Health faces challenges around maintaining its workforce during times of increased sickness, so it is vital to reduce the impact of flu to protect patient care. Being vaccinated is the only way to almost eliminate the risk of flu spreading from staff to colleagues, patients and families.

The data reflects that the 2013 campaign was one month shorter than previous seasons.

Total Proportion of GV Health staff Vaccinated Against Influenza

2012 = 61.5%
2013 = 59.9%