The Patient Safety Declaration

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The Patient Safety Declaration

  1. 1. The Patient Safety Declaration
  2. 2. The Patient Safety Declaration is as follows: 1. Every hospital shall have a person designated for patient safety. 2. Every hospital shall have a patient safety committee with representatives from medical services, nursing, engineering, housekeeping, pharmacy and infection control that shall meet every quarter. 3. Every hospital shall train all its employees on patient safety issues. 4. Every hospital shall educate its patients on patient safety issues. 5. Every hospital shall have a policy and implemented system on reporting of adverse events within the organization. 6. Every hospital shall collect rates for the following patient safety indices:  Hospital acquired infections  Patient falls  Pressure ulcers  Needle stick injuries  Medication errors 7. All hospitals shall join hands to form a National Patient Safety Network for sharing of best practices in patient safety. Every hospital shall endeavour to prevent never events listed by the National Quality Forum. We request your kind support in the formulation of a national policy supporting the implementation of the Patient Safety Declaration.
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