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Patient Safety and Infection Control

Some of the patient safety and infection control measures are given below:

  • Hand washing facilities in all areas should be installed. Compliance with the correct method of hand hygiene by health care workers should be ensured.
  • Safe clinical practices as per standard protocols to prevent health care associated infections should be instituted.
  • There should be proper written hand over system between health care staff.
  • Safe Injection practices as per the prescribed protocol should be followed.
  • Ensuring Safe disposal of Bio-Medical Waste as per rules should be adhered to.
  • For reducing environmental pollution including those relating to Mercury, GoI Guidelines should be adhered to.
  • Guidelines for Airborne Infection Control should be followed.
  • Regular Training of Health care workers in patient safety, infection control and Bio-medical waste management should be scheduled and held.