Value of Clinical Engagement Highlighted
Patient Safety Progress Highlights Value of Clinical Engagement
“The progress being made at MidCentral District Health Board to improve patient safety highlights the benefits of clinical engagement,” says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS).
He was commenting on the
latest report from the Health Quality & Safety Commission,
measuring the work DHBs have put in to reduce patient harm
in the first three months of this year. The report shows
MidCentral DHB is making good progress in preventing
surgical site infection, with room for further
“Hospital specialists, like all health professionals, are committed to providing the best possible and safest care for patients,” says Mr Powell.
“The progress being made in this area is a good example of the value of the clinical engagement occurring at MidCentral, with doctors and management working together to improve patient care.”