Viezec is committed to patient safety and has launched the Patient Safety Declaration which is followed by all our allied hospitals.

The Declaration

  • Every hospital shall have an individual designated for patient safety.
  • Every hospital shall have a Patient Safety Committee with agents from medical services, nursing, engineering, housekeeping, pharmacy and infection control that shall meet every quarter.
  • Every hospital shall train all its workers on patient safety issues.
  • Every hospital shall edify its patients on patient safety issues.
  • Every hospital shall have a policy and implemented system on reporting of hostile events within the organization.
  • Every hospital shall amass rates for the following patient safety indices:
    • Hospital acquired infection
    • Patient fall
    • Pressure ulcer
    • Needle stick injuries
    • Medication errors

All hospitals shall join hands to form a National Patient Safety Network for sharing of the best practices in patient safety. Every hospital shall try to prevent the “Never Events” listed by the National Quality Forum.

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