saudi patient safety center announces the mechanism for reporting medical errors
saudi patient safety center announced the mechanism of reporting in the event of a medical error, God forbid, noting that it is going through several steps.
The Center explained that the first step of the mechanism of reporting is: Continue the patient or a member of his family directly with the consultant doctor or specialist in charge of the situation, and in the absence of consultant or specialist advised to communicate with the doctor responsible for the situation, Management of patient rights and relations within the hospital, health center or clinic If the patient or a member of the family is not satisfied with the response of the medical team or if they have other questions, the third procedure is to communicate with the hospital administration, health center or clinic Patient dissatisfaction Or a member of his / her family to respond to the administration of the rights and relations of patients in the hospital or the health center or medical clinic or in case they have other questions, and if the patient or a member of his family to make a formal complaint can go directly to the Directorate of Health Affairs in the region or the province or contact Number 937 to file a complaint.
The Saudi Center for Patient Safety confirmed that the patient or a member of his / her family has the right to answer the following questions to ensure that the injury is mitigated by the medical error of the patient or a loved one. His family, what the medical team will do to correct the error, and whether there is a need for a different medical opinion, both inside and outside the hospital, and what the medical team will do to ensure that this medical error is not repeated.
The Saudi Center for Patient Safety called on all members of the community to learn about the steps of the medical error reporting mechanism through the following link: https://youtu.be/Yvw392-LLul, and contact the Center at email@example.com. If there is any inquiry wishing health and safety for all.