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Surgical Safety Checklist Completion

This indicator shows the percentage of surgeries for which all sections of the surgical safety checklist were completed by the operating team. A higher percentage is better. Checklists are used to ensure safe and effective surgeries, including major surgeries, day surgeries, inpatient surgeries, cataract surgeries, dental procedures, cesarean sections, and emergency surgeries.

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January-June, 2023


of surgeries had a safety checklist completed

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Compare results across hospitals:

Hospital name Percentage
Ontario 99.2
University Of Ottawa Heart Institute 77.0
The Ottawa Hospital - Riverside Site 84.3
Headwaters Health Care Centre - Dufferin 87.8
Alexandra Marine and General Hospital 88.4
Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare - Bracebridge 92.8
Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare - Huntsville District Memorial Hospital 93.8
Sault Area Hospital - Sault Ste Marie 95.5
Weeneebayko Area Health Authority - Moose Factory Site 97.5
St. Joseph's Health Care System Hamilton - Charlton Campus 98.5
Joseph Brant Hospital 98.7
Arnprior Regional Health 98.8
Children's Hospital Of Eastern Ontario 99.0
Kingston Health Sciences Centre -Kingston General 99.2
Halton Healthcare Services Corporation - Georgetown Hospital 99.3
Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital 99.3
West Parry Sound Health Centre 99.4
Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael’s 99.4
St. Joseph's Health Care System Hamilton - King Campus 99.4
The Hospital for Sick Children 99.4
South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Walkerton 99.5
Halton Healthcare Services Corporation - Milton District Hospital 99.5
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre 99.5
Quinte Healthcare Corporation - Trenton 99.5
University Health Network - Toronto General Hospital 99.5
Winchester District Memorial Hospital 99.5
Manitoulin Health Centre - Little Current 99.5
Lake Of The Woods District Hospital 99.5
Brant Community Healthcare System - Brantford General Hospital 99.6
Kemptville District Hospital 99.6
Grand River Hospital Corporation - Waterloo Site 99.6
William Osler Health System - Brampton Civic 99.7
Dryden Regional Health Centre 99.7
Hawkesbury and District General Hospital 99.7
Sinai Health System - Mount Sinai Hospital 99.7
Cornwall Community Hospital - Mcconnell Avenue Site 99.8
William Osler Health System - Etobicoke General 99.8
St. Joseph's Health Care London - St. Joseph's Hospital 99.8
Health Sciences North - Ramsay Lake Health Centre 99.8
Temiskaming Hospital 99.8
Quinte Healthcare Corporation - Belleville 99.8
The Ottawa Hospital - Civic Site 99.8
Bluewater Health - Sarnia General Site 99.8
Kingston Health Sciences Centre - Hotel Dieu 99.8
London Health Sciences Centre - University Hospital 99.8
London Health Sciences Centre - Victoria Hospital 99.8
The Ottawa Hospital - General Site 99.8
Woodstock General Hospital 99.9
Chatham-Kent Health Alliance - Public General Hospital Society Of Chatham 99.9
Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation - West Lincoln Memorial Hospital 99.9
University Health Network - Toronto Western Hospital 99.9
Hopital Montfort 99.9
Renfrew Victoria Hospital 99.9
Norfolk General Hospital 99.9
Halton Healthcare Services Corporation - Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital 99.9
Brockville General Hospital - Charles ST Site 99.9
Windsor Regional Hospital - Ouellette Campus 99.9
Grey Bruce Health Services - Meaford Hospital 99.9
William Osler Health System - Peel Memorial Center 99.9
Toronto East Health Network - Michael Garron Hospital 99.9
Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation - Hamilton General Hospital 99.9
Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation - Juravinski Hospital 99.9
Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation - McMaster 99.9
Guelph General Hospital 99.9
Lakeridge Health - Ajax Site 99.9
Niagara Health System - St Catharines General 100.0
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre 100.0
Lakeridge Health - Oshawa Site 100.0
St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital 100.0
Collingwood General and Marine Hospital 100.0
Oak Valley Health 100.0
Windsor Regional Hospital - Metropolitan Campus 100.0
St. Mary's General Hospital 100.0
Grey Bruce Health Services - Owen Sound Hospital 100.0
Grey Bruce Health Services - Southampton Hospital 100.0
Grey Bruce Health Services - Wiarton Site 100.0
Hanover and District Hospital 100.0
Georgian Bay General Hospital - Midland Site 100.0
Clinton Public Hospital 100.0
Cambridge Memorial Hospital 100.0
Mackenzie Health - Richmond Hill 100.0
Niagara Health System - Welland County 100.0
Niagara Health System - Greater Niagara General Site 100.0
North Bay Regional Health Centre - North Bay Site 100.0
Pembroke Regional Hospital Inc. 100.0
Perth And Smiths Falls District Hospital - Perth Site 100.0
Perth And Smiths Falls District Hospital - Smiths Falls Site 100.0
Peterborough Regional Health Centre 100.0
Queensway Carleton Hospital 100.0
Lakeridge Health - Port Perry 100.0
Erie Shores Healthcare 100.0
Lennox And Addington County General Hospital 100.0
Listowel Memorial Hospital 100.0
Lakeridge Health - Bowmanville 100.0
Kensington Eye Institute 100.0
Southlake Regional Health Centre 100.0
Scarborough Health Network - Scarborough General Site 100.0
Scarborough Health Network - Birchmount 100.0
Sensenbrenner Hospital 100.0
Riverside Health Care Facilities Inc. - La Verendrye 100.0
Ross Memorial Hospital 100.0
Scarborough Health Network - Centenary 100.0
North York General Hospital - General Site 100.0
North York General Hospital - Branson Site 100.0
Northumberland Hills Hospital 100.0
St. Joseph's General Hospital 100.0
Unity Health Toronto - St. Joseph's 100.0
Stevenson Memorial Hospital 100.0
Stratford General Hospital 100.0
Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital 100.0
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre 100.0
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre - Holland Orthopaedic & Arthritic Centre 100.0
Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital 100.0
Timmins And District General Hospital 100.0
Trillium Health Partners - Credit Valley Hospital 100.0
Trillium Health Partners - Mississauga Hospital 100.0
Trillium Health Partners - Queensway Health Centre 100.0
Wingham And District Hospital 100.0
Women's College Hospital 100.0
University Health Network - Princess Margaret Hospital 100.0
MacKenzie Health - Mackenzie Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital 100.0
West Nipissing General Hospital 100.0
Humber River Health - Wilson Site 100.0
Blanche River Health - Englehart NC
Blanche River Health - Kirkland NC
Blanche River Health - Englehart NC
Blanche River Health - Kirkland NC
West Haldimand General Hospital NC
North of Superior Healthcare Group - Wilson Memorial General Hospital NC
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre - St. John's Rehab Hospital Site NC
Sioux Lookout Meno-Ya-Win Health Centre - Zone NC
South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine NC
Lady Dunn Health Centre NC
The Lady Minto Hospital NC
Humber River Health - Church Site NC
North Wellington Health Care - Mount Forest NC
North Wellington Health Care - Palmerston NC
North of Superior Healthcare Group - McCausland Hospital NC
Campbellford Memorial Hospital NC
Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital NC
Almonte General Hospital NC
Alexandra Hospital NC
Notre Dame Hospital NC
Groves Memorial Community Hospital NC
Haldimand War Memorial Hospital NC
Grey Bruce Health Services - Markdale Site NC

Percentage of surgeries in which a surgical safety checklist was completed, in Ontario, 2018B2 to 2023B1
2018B22019B12019B22020B12020B22021B12021B22022B12022B22023B102040608010099.399.398.998.999.399.399.199.198.898.898.598.598.498.498.798.799.399.399.299.2Calendar Half YearPercent
2018B2 99.3
2019B1 98.9
2019B2 99.3
2020B1 99.1
2020B2 98.8
2021B1 98.5
2021B2 98.4
2022B1 98.7
2022B2 99.3
2023B1 99.2

B1: January-June, B2: July-December

Data source: The Self-reporting Initiative (SRI), Health Analytics Branch, Ministry of Health. For more information, please visit the Indicator Library.

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