Putting patients safety front and centre

Fadley Faisal

Pengiran Isteri Hajjah Mariam (PIHM) Hospital in Temburong District officially launched its Patient Safety Awareness Week yesterday.

The event, themed ‘Together We Are Better, Stronger, Safer’ was launched by the hospital’s Senior Administrator Mardiyah binti Haji Besar and will end tomorrow.

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

It also aims to remind the hospital workforce to comply with patient safety policies, provide education to promote patient safety practices and support efforts to increase safety in patient care throughout the health sector.

The event also features activities such as talks, quizzes, exhibitions and poster competition from units and wards.