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CDAD Intro

Public reporting of our infection rates is important because it will allow us to work with a standardized approach across the province. Our commitment to our patients is one of safety and continuous improvement. If our rates rise above our baseline, then we will: look internally at our hospital’s processes, consult externally with experts; identify areas for improvement, and implement strategies to reduce C. difficile in our organization.


St. Francis Memorial Hospital posts its infection rates online on a monthly basis. On this website, you can find information about hospital-acquired infection rates for C. difficile.

CDAD Outbreaks

There are no outbreaks of C. difficile at St. Francis Memorial Hospital.

For further information, please contact Melissa Botz 613-756-3044 ext. 278

CDAD Statistics

On the last day of each month, SFMH, along with all of Ontario’s hospitals, will be required to publicly report on their own websites: The number of new hospital-acquired C. difficile cases associated with the...