Mumbai: Wockhardt Hospitals Ltd., a reputed chain of tertiary care super-specialty hospitals in India, commemorated Patient Safety Week across Western India at all its facilities at Nagpur, Nasik, Rajkot, Mumbai Central (South Mumbai) & Mira Road (North Mumbai). Patient safety is fundamental to delivering quality health services. The practices are aimed at strengthening the regular process to achieve better patient care and safety. The theme of WHO this year is “Medication without Harm”, we at Wockhardt hospitals are covering many topics including medication.
The group-wide Patient Safety Week programme will take place from September 15th to September 17th, 2022. It was inaugurated by Ms. Zahabiya Khorakiwala, Managing Director, Wockhardt Hospitals Ltd. commenting on the initiative, Ms. Khorakiwala said, “Prevention is always better than cure. Unsafe healthcare practices are a leading cause of avoidable harm in health care across the world. At Wockhardt Hospitals, we believe in delivering quality care. “
During the three days, there will be multiple interactive events reinforcing all our defined safety protocols like Games on Safety on medication management. Fire safety exercise. Risk management. Safety awareness talk. Spot safety audit etc.
Furthermore, Quiz Competition for staff, patients, and patients, relatives every day. Slogan Competition. One-minute video on issues related to safety will strengthen the commitment to patient safety. These events will include all associated events including the night shifts.
Dr. Clive Fernandes, Group Clinical Director, Chief operating officer, Maharashtra Wockhardt Group Hospitals, said, “At Wockhardt Hospitals, we have always prioritized patient safety. All our clinical and operational protocols are defined keeping patient safety in mind. We conduct such awareness programs regularly to reinforce among all our associates our defined protocols to ensure that at Wockhardt Hospital Life Wins.