Patient safety awareness week at Temburong hospital

James Kon

Pengiran Isteri Hajjah Mariam (PIHM) Hospital in Temburong District is holding a Patient Safety Awareness Week 2021 which will be held until March 20.

According to the hospital, the event themed ‘Together We Are Better, Stronger, Safer’ will be officially launched on March 18 at the pharmacy area.

The event is an annual activity for the hospital to provide exposure and knowledge on the aspect of safety and well-being of patients while in hospital or other health facilities.

It also aims to raise awareness among hospital workforce to comply with the patient safety policy, provide education to promote patient safety practices and support the efforts to increase safety in care throughout healthcare.

Throughout the week, activities such as talks, quizes and poster competition from units and wards will be held.