Jolimont Endoscopy is licensed by the Department of Health and is committed to providing patients with best practice.
Our qualified nursing staff receive ongoing training and education appropriate to the needs as specified in the National Standards of Quality & Safety (NSQHS). All staff are required to complete an annual online Hand Hygiene Certificate and follow the 5 moments of hand hygiene. Regular Hand hygiene audits are conducted to check compliance. Our most recent audit results were 83% compliance.
This training includes the cleaning and reprocessing of our Flexible Instruments as per GENCA Guidelines and Aseptic Technique to ensure that we provide equipment that will not compromise our patients. Single use items used where applicable and appropriate. Services for Linen and Cleaning of the facility are outsourced using accredited company’s.
Medical, Nursing and Administration staff are offered Flu vaccine and attend to best practice in Hand Hygiene to assist in the prevention and spread of infections.
Jolimont is audited regularly for compliance in Infection Control Practices against the Australian Standards to ensure that safe practices and standards are met.
For Further Information go to www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au